Anous stolidus Linnaeus 1758 (brown noddy)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Laridae

Alternative combination: Sterna stolida

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

See also Linnaeus 1758, Olson 1975, Olson et al. 1990, Steadman 1991, Steadman 1994, Steadman 1999, Steadman and Intoh 1994 and Steadman and Pahlavan 1992

Sister taxa: Anous ceruleus, Anous minutus, Anous tenuirostris

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of American Samoa (1 collection), the Bahamas (1), Cook Islands (5), French Polynesia (2), Micronesia (4), Niue (7), Northern Mariana Islands (8), Tonga (2), Venezuela (1)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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