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The lesser black-backed gull (Larus fuscus) belongs to the family Laridae under the order Charadriiformes.

Lesser black-backed gull taxonomy

The family Laridae (as Laridia) was first described by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz (October 22, 1783 – September 18, 1840), a zoologist, botanist, writer and polyglot in the year 1815.

The family Laridae is divided into ten genera and about 55 species. The genus Larus is classified into twenty five species.

"The genus name is from Ancient Greek laros (λάῥος) or Latin Larus which appears to have referred to a gull or other large seabird."

The genus Larus was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, in the year 1758.

The species Larus fuscus was first described by Carl Linnaeus in the year 1758. The species Larus fuscus is polytypic and is divided into five subspecies, viz, L. f. fuscus, L. f. graellsii, L. f. intermedius, L. f. heuglini and L. f. barabensis.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Larus fuscus
Species:L. fuscus
Lesser black-backed gull - Larus fuscus
1.Lesser black-backed gull - Larus fuscus 233
Photo by Perhols


Lesser black-backed gull - Larus fuscus
2.Lesser black-backed gull - Larus fuscus
Photo by pete beard

Larus fuscus
3.Lesser black-backed gull - Larus fuscus
Photo by Llorenzi

Larus fuscus
4.Lesser black-backed gull - Larus fuscus
Photo by Andreas Trepte, www.photo-natur.net

Larus fuscus
5.Lesser black-backed gull - Larus fuscus
Photo by Whgler

Larus fuscus
6.Lesser black-backed gull - Larus fuscus
Photo by fi:Käyttäjä:Thermos

Larus fuscus egg
7.Lesser black-backed gull - Larus fuscus egg
Photo by Klaus Rassinger und Gerhard Cammerer

Larus fuscus nest
8.Lesser black-backed gull - Larus fuscus nest
Photo by Koskikara

Larus fuscus juvenile
9.Lesser black-backed gull - Larus fuscus juvenile
Photo by SixSigma


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1.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sildemaake-pho2_K2E8707.jpg (cropped)
Author: Perhols | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
2.Photo source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lesser_black-backed_gull_2015.jpg (cropped)
Author: pete beard | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 9/27/17
3.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Laridae_Larus_in_Saint-Malo_(France).jpg (cropped)
Author: Llorenzi | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
4.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Larus-fuscus-graellsii-He.jpg (cropped)
Author: Andreas Trepte, www.photo-natur.net | License: CC BY-SA 2.5
5.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Heringsm%C3%B6we_Langeoog.jpg (cropped)
Author: Whgler | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
6.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Selk%C3%A4lokki.jpg (cropped)
Author: fi:Käyttäjä:Thermos | License: CC-By-2.5
7.Photo source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Larus_fuscus_MWNH_0325.JPG (cropped)
Author: Klaus Rassinger und Gerhard Cammerer | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
8.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Selk%C3%A4lokki_hautomassa.jpg (cropped)
Author: Koskikara | License: CC-By-3.0
9.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:JuvenileSeaGull.JPG (cropped)
Author: SixSigma | License: CC-By-3.0
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