Taxonomic Drilldown

At any stage, you can move up or down the Taxonomic hierachy of Antarctic/subantarctic species by clicking on any name. Lower level taxon counts are shown in [].

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Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Charadriiformes
Family Laridae
Genus Sterna

List of Individual Species - see Taxon profile using the name of the taxa.

Sterna anaethetus Scopoli,1786 Bridled Tern
Sterna bergii Lichtenstein,1823 Crested Tern
Sterna fuscata Linnaeus,1766 Sooty Tern
Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan,1763 Arctic Tern
Sterna virgata Cabanis, 1875 Kerguelen Tern
Sterna vittata Gmelin,1789 Antarctic Tern
Sterna vittata bethunei Buller, 1896 Antarctic Tern (New Zealand)
Sterna vittata vittata Gmelin, 1789 Antarctic Tern (Indian Ocean)