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Larus Linnaeus 1758 (gull)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Laridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36644

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

Parent taxon: Laridae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

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

Subtaxa: 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

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Type: Stercorarius parasiticus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore