Definition of Stercorarius parasiticus

1. Noun. A variety of jaeger.

Exact synonyms: Arctic Skua, Parasitic Jaeger
Generic synonyms: Jaeger
Group relationships: Genus Stercorarius, Stercorarius



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stercorarius Parasiticus

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Stephens
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Stercorariidae
Stercorarius
Stercorarius parasiticus
Sterculia acerifolia
Sterculia apetala
Sterculia foetida
Sterculia rupestris
Sterculiaceae
Sterculius
Stereospondyli
Sterling
Sterna
Sterna hirundo
Sterne
Sternean
Sterninae
Sternotherus

Literary usage of Stercorarius parasiticus

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1. Magellan's Voyage Around the Worldby Antonio Pigafetta by Antonio Pigafetta (1906)
"Boatswain (stercorarius parasiticus)—name applied by sailors, i, 220. ... Dung-hunter (stercorarius parasiticus)—origin of name, i, 220. ..."

2. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"... fall migrant on coast of California; winters south to the Galapagos, Peru, Africa, and Australia; accidental in Nebraska. stercorarius parasiticus ..."

3. List of the Specimens of British Animals in the Collection of the British by British Museum (Natural History), George Robert Gray, Adam White, James Francis Stephens, Frederick Smith, Henry Denny, Henry Tibbats Stainton, Edwin Shepherd (1848)
"stercorarius parasiticus, GR Gray, Gen. of B. iii. p. 653. Stercorarius cepphus, Steph. Gen. Zool. xiii. p. 211, pi. ..."

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