Genus STERNA

Sterna Linn., Syst. Nat., 10th ed., vol. i, p. 137, Jan. 1758. Type by sub. desig., Gray, 1840, Sterna hirundo Linn.

Sternula Boie, Isis, 1822, col. 563. Type by mon., Sterna albifrons Vroeg.

Chelido Billberg, Synops. Faun. Scand., vol. i (2), p. 193, 1828 ; new name for Sterna Linn.

Actochelidon Kaup, Skizz. Entwick. Nat. Syst., p. 31, 1829. Type by mon., S. cantiaca Gmelin = S. sandvicensis Latham.

Thalassaea id., ibid., p. 97, 1829. Type by mon., S. dougallii Montagu.

Pelecanopus Wagler, Isis, 1832, col. 277. Type by mon., S. pelecanoides King.

Onychoprion id., ibid., col. 277. Type by mon., S. serrata Boie = S. fuscata Linn.

Planetis id., ibid., col. 1222. Type by mon., S. guttata = S. fuscata Linn.

Hydrocecropis Boie, Isis, 1844, col. 178 ; new name for Sterna auct.

Thalassipora Ruppell, Syst. Uebers. Vog. N.-O. Afr., p. 140, 1845. Type by mon., Sterna fuscata Linn.

Melanosterna Blyth, J. A. S. B., vol. xv, p. 373, 1846-47. Type by mon., Sterna anaethetus Scopoli.

Dipsaleon Gistel, Nat. Thier. Schilen., p. 10, 1848 ; new name for Planetis Wagler.

Seena Blyth, Cat. Birds Mus. Asiat. Soc, p. 291, 1852. Type by taut., Sterna aurantia Gray.

Gygisterna Mathews, Birds Austral., vol. ii, p. 365, 1912. Type by taut., Sterna sumatrana kempi Mathews.

Potamochelidon Heine & Reich., Nomencl. Mus. Hein., p. 355, 1890 ; new name for Seena Blyth.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds. Synonymy(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.8 1930.
Title in Book: 
Genus STERNA
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1930
Page No: 
503
M_ID: 
4637
M_SN: 
Sterna
Volume: 
Vol. 8
Term name: 
id: 
8685

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