Gygis alba candida Gmelin 1789 (Pacific white tern)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Laridae

Alternative combinations: Gygis candida, Sterna candida

Belongs to Gygis alba according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Steadman 1999 and Steadman and Intoh 1994

Sister taxon: Gygis alba microrhyncha

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Micronesia (2 collections), Northern Mariana Islands (6), Tonga (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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