Recently changed genus names within the family Gulls and Allies
New name   Vernacular Old name
Gelochelidon nilotica (Gmelin)   1789 Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica
P.C. Chu,
Phylogenetic re-analysis of Strauch's osteological data set for the Charadriiformes
The Condor 97, ? (1995): 174-196
Aethia psittacula (Pallas)   1769 Parakeet Auklet Cyclorrhynchus psittacula
V.L. Friesen, A.J. Baker & J.F. Piatt,
Phylogenetic relationships within the Alcidae (Charadriiformes: Aves) inferred from total molecular evidence
Molecular and Biological Evolution 13, ? (1996): 359-367
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