Larus fuscus Linnaeus 1758 (lesser black-backed gull)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Laridae

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

See also Linnaeus 1758

Sister taxa: Larus argentatus, Larus cachinnans, Larus californicus, Larus canus, Larus delawarensis, Larus dolnicensis, Larus dominicanus, Larus elmorei, Larus glaucescens, Larus hyperboreus, Larus lacus, Larus marinus, Larus oregonus, Larus perpetuus, Larus pristinus, Larus robustus, Larus utunui

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Ishango - Z. Post-Em. (Quaternary of Congo-Kinshasa)

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