Xema Leach 1819 (gull)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Laridae

Parent taxon: Laridae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Hay 1902, Shufeldt 1891 and Smith 2011

Sister taxa: Anous, Chlidonias, Chroicocephalus, Creagrus, Gaviota, Gelochelidon, Gygis, Halcyornis, Hydrocoloeus, Hydroprogne, Larinae, Larosterna, Larus, Leucophaeus, Limicolavis, Limosavis, Onychoprion, Pagophila, Pseudosterna, Rhodostethia, Rissa, Sterna, Sterninae, Sternula, Thalasseus

Subtaxa: Xema sabini

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Type: Larus sabini

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Silver Lake (Quaternary of Oregon)

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