Order Charadriiformes Huxley 1867 (shorebird)

Aves - Charadriiformes

Parent taxon: Aves according to N. A. Smith 2014

See also Carroll 1988, Guthrie 1992, Hope 2002, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Mayr 2007, Parmalee 1992, Sepkoski 2002, Slack et al. 2006, Smith 2011, Smith and Clarke 2011, Smith and Mayr 2013, Smith et al. 2007 and Wetmore 1960

Sister taxa: Accipitriformes, Aegotheliformes, Archaeornithipus, Avimimiformes, Avipedidae, Barrosopus, Cariamae, Chaoyangornithidae, Chongmingia, Colymbiformes, Crax, Dolichopterus, Dromiceiidae, Eoaves, Eociconia, Eupterornis remensis, Gansuiformes, Gastornithiformes, Gruipeda, Horezmavis, Hwangsanipes, Ignotornidae, Jeholornis, Jeholornithiformes, Jindongornipodidae, Jixiangornis, Judinornis, Koreanornipodidae, Liaoxiornithidae, Loncornis, Longipennes, Manu, Metornithes, Micropodiformes, Mirandornithes, Moguiornipes, Mystiornithiformes, Odontoglossae, Odontornithes, Omnivoropterygiformes, Pachycorioolithidae, Palaeoaves, Palaeocursornis biharicus, Paludicolae, Pangalliformes, Pansphenisciformes, Parvoolithus, Patagonichnornis, Proherodius, Proherodius oweni, Proornis, Protoaviformes, Protopelargus, Protornis, Pygopodes, Pygostylia, Qianshanornithidae, Rahonavis, Sauriurae, Shandongornipodidae, Shenzhouraptor, Sphenisciformes, Striges, Struthiones, Suliformes, Tantalatos, Tantaleus, Tatarornipes, Telmatoformes, Teracus, Tshulia, Uhangrichnus

Subtaxa: Alcae Burhinidae Charadrii Charadriidae Chionidae Cimolopterygidae Dakotornithidae Glareolidae Graculavidae Graculavus Haematopodidae Hydrophasianus Jacanidae Lari Laridae Laromorphae Limicolae Panalcidae Parrae Pedionomae Pedionomidae Recurvirostridae Rhinoptilus Rynchops Sarjeantopodus Scolopaci Scolopacidae Stercorariidae Telmatornis Telmatornithidae Thinocoridae Turnicidae Volgavis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

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