Numenius phaeopus Linnaeus 1758 (whimbrel)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae

Alternative combination: Scolopax phaeopus

Synonym: Podiceps gadowi Hachisuka 1953

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

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

See also Brodkorb 1964, Broughton 2004, Campbell 1976, Hachisuka 1953, Hume 2013, Linnaeus 1758, Mourer-Chauviré et al. 1999, Parmalee 1958, Steadman and Intoh 1994, Steadman et al. 2003 and Zelenkov et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Numenius americanus, Numenius antiquus, Numenius arquata, Numenius borealis, Numenius gypsorum, Numenius madagascariensis, Numenius minutus, Numenius tahitiensis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (1 collection), Ecuador (1), Mexico (1), Micronesia (3), Portugal (1), Reunion (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (5: California, Illinois)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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