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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChlidonias niger (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 137137

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadriiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSternidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChlidonias (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChlidonias niger (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChlidonias Rafinesque, 1822
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordallëndyshja e detit e zezë  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorЧерна рибарка  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsortterne  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzwarte stern  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack tern  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorguifette noire  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrauer-Seeschwalbe  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשחפית שחורה )"מרומית שחורה"(Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorמרומית שחורה  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormignattino  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjuodoji žuvėdra  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΜαυρογλάρονο  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsvartterne  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsvartterne  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsvartterne  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrybitwa czarna  [details]
Romanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorchirighiţa neagră  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorчерная крачка  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgeabhróg dhubh  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorčrna čigra  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfumarel común  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsvarttärna  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkara sumru  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКрячок чорний  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcors-wennol ddu  [details]
Environment marine, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Coast [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth America [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (82 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (18 nucleotides; 15 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 22-24 cm. Plumage: non-breeding bird has upperparts darkish grey; head with black hindcrown and nape continuous with black line through eye; underparts, rest of head and collar on hind neck white; black smuges at sides of breast diagnostic; breeding bird with body and head black; upper wing and back dark grey; tail and rump grey; undertail coverts white; wing linings pale grey. Immature like non-breeding adult. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black, tinged red in breeding bird; feet and legs reddish brown. Habitat: open ocean, coastal lagoons and estuaries. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 9 3/4" (25 cm); Wingspan: 24" (61 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Old World [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat at sea in winter [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction In North America, it Breeds across southern Canada, from New Brunswick to British Columbia, and in the northern United States. Winters in Central and northern South America and in central Africa. Eggs are laid from early June to mid July. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137137
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Chlidonias niger (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137137 on 2014-12-21
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