Scientists aim to describe a single 'tree of life' that reflects the evolutionary relationships of living things. However, evolutionary relationships are a matter of ongoing discovery, and there are different opinions about how living things should be grouped and named. EOL reflects these differences by supporting several different scientific 'classifications'. Some species have been named more than once. Such duplicates are listed under synonyms. EOL also provides support for common names which may vary across regions as well as languages.

Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Species
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
Smithsonian type specimen data
  • Sterna paradisaea
Anage Data
  • Sterna paradisaea
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
  • Sterna paradisaea
BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream
  • Sterna paradisaea
BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream
  • Sterna paradisaea
BOLDS images II Species
  • Sterna paradisaea
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
  • Sterna paradisaea
BibAlex LifeDesk
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
Bioimages XML for EOL harvest
  • Sterna paradisaea
Biopix
  • Sterna paradisaea
Bird Life History Species
  • Sterna paradisaea
Birdlife International links resource
  • Sterna paradisaea
Birds Animal Diversity Web
  • Sterna paradisaea
Birds resource
  • Sterna paradisaea
CalPhotos
  • Sterna paradisaea
Clements Checklist resource
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Species
  • Sterna paradisaea
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Sterna paradisaea
Dutch Marine and Coastal Species Encyclopedia
  • Sterna paradisaea
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Sterna paradisaea
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Sterna paradisaea
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Sterna paradisaea
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Sterna paradisaea
EOLspecies
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
Environments
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
IRMNG
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Species
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
GBIF Elevation Data Species
  • Sterna paradisaea
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Sterna paradisaea
Global Biotic Interactions Species
  • Sterna paradisaea
Gulf of Maine Area CoML resource
  • Sterna paradisea
IABIN resource
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan (1763)
IUCN Red List
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
IUCN Red List
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  • Sterna paradisaea
BioLib.cz Import
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Sterna macrura
One Species at a Time Podcasts
  • Sterna paradisaea
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
  • Sterna paradisaea
NatureServe resource Species
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
OBIS depth range resource
  • Sterna paradisaea
Phthiraptera Species
  • Sterna paradisaea
PlanetScott.com images
  • Sterna paradisaea
SPIRE resource
  • Sterna paradisaea
AnAge database
  • Sterna paradisaea
South African Vertebrates
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Species
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
Monthly ARKive text import
  • Sterna paradisaea
IUCN Structured Data
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
Symonds and Tattersall, 2010
  • Sterna paradisaea
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Sterna paradisaea
Tree of Life web project
  • Sterna paradisaea
Vogels van het Dijleland (ruw)
  • Sterna paradisaea
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Species
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
Wikimedia Commons
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
Wikimedia Commons
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
Wikipedia
  • Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan 1763
iNaturalist Images Species
  • Sterna paradisaea
iSpot links Species
  • Sterna paradisaea
xeno-canto Bird Sounds Species
  • Sterna paradisaea

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