Recently changed genus names within the family Petrels and Allies
 
New name   Vernacular Old name
Aphrodroma brevirostris (Lesson)   1831 Kerguelen Petrel Pterodroma brevirostris
Storrs L. Olson,
A new genus for the Kerguelen Petrel
Bulletin B.O.C. 120, 1 (2000): 59-61
 
  Aphrodroma   Olson  2000
Phoebastria albatrus (Pallas)   1769 Short-tailed Albatross Diomedea albatrus

G.B. Nunn, J. Cooper, P. Jouventin, C.J.R. Robertson & G.G. Robertson,
Evolutionary relationships among extant albatrosses (Procellariiformes: Diomedeidae) established from complete cytochrome-b gene sequences
The Auk 113, ? (1996): 784-801
 
Phoebastria irrorata (Salvin)   1883 Waved Albatross Diomedea irrorata Phoebastria   Reichenbach  1853
Phoebastria immutabilis (Rothschild)   1893 Laysan Albatross Diomedea immutabilis
 
Phoebastria nigripes (Audubon)   1839 Black-footed Albatross Diomedea nigripes  
Thalassarche melanophris (Temminck)   1828 Black-browed Albatross Diomedea melanophris Thalassarche   Reichenbach  1853
Thalassarche bulleri Rothschild   1893 Buller's Albatross Diomedea bulleri  
Thalassarche cauta (Gould)   1841 Shy Albatross Diomedea cauta  
Thalassarche chrysostoma (Forster,JR)   1785 Grey-headed Albatross Diomedea chrysostoma  
Thalassarche chlororhynchos (Gmelin)   1789 (Atlantic) Yellow-nosed Albatross Diomedea chlororhynchos  
 
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