Sterna milne-edwardsii

Sterna milne-edwardsii is an extinct tern from the Miocene.[1] It was named after Alphonse Milne-Edwards a French ornithologist specialising in fossil birds.

Sterna milne-edwardsii
Temporal range: Miocene
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Laridae
Genus: Sterna
S. milne-edwardsii
Binomial name
Sterna milne-edwardsii
Riabinin 1931


  1. ^ "Fossil record of the Charadriiformes". Palaeobiology and Biodiversity Research Group, University of Bristol. Retrieved 13 May 2013.