Vanellus Brisson 1760 (lapwing)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Charadriidae

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

See also De Pietri et al. 2018 and Lambrecht 1933

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

Subtaxa: Vanellus liffyae Vanellus madagscariensis Vanellus selysi Vanellus vanellus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of Italy (2 collections), Madagascar (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Belgium (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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