Charadrius Linnaeus 1758 (lapwing)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Charadriidae

Synonyms: Aegialitis Boie 1822, Eudromias Brehm 1831, Eupoda Brandt 1845, Oxyechus Reichenbach 1852

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Charadriidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Chandler 1990, Guthrie 1992, Hay 1902, Lambrecht 1933, Olson 1975, Smith 2011, Wetmore 1962 and Worthy and Grant-Mackie 2003

Sister taxa: Anarhynchus, Charadriinae, Dorypaltus, Jiliniornis, Oreopholus, Pluvialinae, Pluvialis, Vanellinae, Vanellus

Subtaxa: Charadrius alexandrinus Charadrius bicinctus Charadrius collaris Charadrius leschenaultii Charadrius mongolus Charadrius montanus Charadrius morinellus Charadrius obscurus Charadrius sanctaehelenae Charadrius semipalmatus Charadrius sheppardianus Charadrius vociferus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Ecuador (1), Greece (1), Jordan (1), Mexico (1), Micronesia (1), New Caledonia (2), New Zealand (3), Peru (1), Saint Helena (3), United States (9: California, Florida, New Mexico, Virginia, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of United States (1: California)

Total: 26 collections including 32 occurrences

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