Numenius Brisson 1760 (snipe)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae

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

See also Brunet 1970, Lambrecht 1933, Olson and James 1982, Olson and Rasmussen 2001 and Smith 2011

Sister taxa: Actitis, Arenaria, Bartramia, Calidris, Coenocorypha, Eroliinae, Gallinago, Heteroscelus, Limnodromus, Limnosinae, Limosa, Lymnocryptes, Nuntius, Paractitis, Phalaropus, Philohela, Prosobonia, Scolopacinae, Scolopax, Totanus, Tringa, Tringinae, Tryngites, Xenus

Subtaxa: Numenius americanus Numenius antiquus Numenius arquata Numenius borealis Numenius gypsorum Numenius madagascariensis Numenius minutus Numenius phaeopus Numenius tahitiensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of American Samoa (1 collection), the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Cook Islands (1), Ecuador (1), Egypt (2), Finland (1), French Polynesia (1), Italy (2), Jordan (1), Mauritius (1), Mexico (1), Micronesia (3), Peru (1), Pitcairn (7), Portugal (1), Reunion (1), the Russian Federation (1), Tonga (1), United States (28: California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Oregon, Wyoming)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• Eocene of France (1)

Total: 58 collections including 61 occurrences

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