(Laridae; Ϯ Little Tern S. albifrons) Mod. L. sternula  little tern  < dim. genus Sterna Linnaeus, 1758, tern; "141. Gattung. Sternula.  361. minuta." (Boie 1822).
Var. Sternulla, Sternella.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 23 January 2019).