Onychoprion fuscatus Linnaeus 1766 (sooty tern)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Laridae

Alternative combination: Sterna fuscata

Belongs to Onychoprion according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Olson 1975, Olson and Hilgartner 1982, Olson et al. 1990 and Steadman and Intoh 1994

Sister taxon: Onychoprion lunatus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of the Bahamas (2 collections), Micronesia (2), Pitcairn (2), Saint Helena (9)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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