Pluvialis dominica Mueller 1776 (American golden plover)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Charadriidae

Alternative combination: Charadrius dominicus

Belongs to Pluvialis according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Balouet and Olson 1989, Campbell 1976, Olson and James 1982, Steadman and Intoh 1994 and Steadman and Pahlavan 1992

Sister taxa: Pluvialis apricaria, Pluvialis fulva, Pluvialis squatarola

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of Cook Islands (1 collection), Ecuador (1), French Polynesia (1), Micronesia (2), New Caledonia (1), Peru (1), Tonga (1), United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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