Chlidonias niger Linnaeus 1758 (black tern)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Laridae

Alternative combinations: Chlidonias nigra, Hydrochelidon nigra, Sterna nigra

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 Chlidonias according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Howard 1946, Linnaeus 1758, Shufeldt 1891, Wetmore 1940 and Wetmore 1956

Sister taxon: Chlidonias albostriatus


• Quaternary of India (1 collection), Spain (1), United States (2: Oregon)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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