Thallasidroma tropica Gould, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., xiii, p. 366 (1844).
Type-locality: South Indian Ocean.
The typical form differs from that which has occurred once in India, in having the lower parts less black, more brown.
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.6 1929.
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Black-bellied Storm Petrel