Subfamily Rynchopinae Dickinson and Remsen 2013 (gull)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Laridae

Alternative spelling: Rynchopidae

Parent taxon: Laridae according to J. del Hoyo et al. 2014

See also De Pietri et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Anoinae, Anous, Chlidonias, Chroicocephalus, Creagrus, Gaviota, Gelochelidon, Gyginae, Gygis, Halcyornis, Hydrocoloeus, Hydroprogne, Larinae, Larosterna, Larus, Leucophaeus, Limicolavis, Limosavis, Onychoprion, Pagophila, Pseudosterna, Rhodostethia, Rissa, Sterna, Sterninae, Sternula, Thalasseus, Xema

Subtaxa: Rynchops

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Rynchopinae in the database

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