Gabianus

(syn. Larus Ϯ Pacific Gull L. pacificus) Provençal name Gabian gull (Aldrovandus 1599, giving “Gabian” as the name of a gull in Marseilles); "IGabianus Bp.  Larvenmöwe.  Die Nasenlöcher sind runde Oeffnungen; der Schnabel ist alkenartig zusammengedruckt.   1) pacificus Lath.; leucomelas Veill. [sic]; Georgii Vigors.   Vandiemensland." (Bruch 1853); "Gabianus "Bp." Bruch, Journ. f. Orn., 1, 1853, p. 100. Type, by monotypy, Larus pacificus Latham." (Peters 1934, II, 312).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 12 December 2018).