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Ichthyaetus

Ichthyaetus
Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Laridae
Subfamily: Larinae
Genus: Ichthyaetus
Kaup, 1829
Type species
Larus ichthyaetus
(Pallas, 1773)
Species

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Ichthyaetus is a genus of gulls. The genus name is from Ancient Greek ikhthus, "fish", and aetos, "eagle".[1] They were previously included in the genus Larus.[2]

Species

Genus IchthyaetusKaup, 1829 – six species
Common name Scientific name and subspecies Range Size and ecology IUCN status and estimated population
Sooty gull

Ichthyaetus hemprichii
(Bruch, 1855)
Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, India, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Maldives, Mozambique, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Size:

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 LC 


Great black-headed (or Pallas's) gull

Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus
(Pallas, 1773)
Breeds in Central Asia and Ukraine, winters in Arabia and India.
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 LC 


Audouin's gull

Ichthyaetus audouinii
(Payraudeau, 1826)
Mediterranean and the western coast of Saharan Africa and the Iberian peninsula Size:

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 VU 


Mediterranean gull

Ichthyaetus melanocephalus
(Temminck, 1820)
the Black Sea and the eastern Mediterranean this species has now expanded over most of Europe as far as Great Britain and Ireland
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 LC 


Relict gull

Ichthyaetus relictus
(Lönnberg, 1931)
Mongolia, two in Kazakhstan, one in Russia, and one in China (Lake Hongjiannao) Size:

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 VU 


White-eyed gull

Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus
(Temminck, 1825)
Throughout Red Sea
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References

  1. ^ Jobling, James A (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. pp. 224. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.
  2. ^ Pons J.M., Hassanin, A., and Crochet P.A.(2005). Phylogenetic relationships within the Laridae (Charadriiformes: Aves) inferred from mitochondrial markers. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 37(3):686–699
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