Oreopholus Jardine and Selby 1835 (lapwing)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Charadriidae

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

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

Subtaxa: Oreopholus orcesi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at La Carolina (Quaternary of Ecuador)

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