Calidris canutus Linnaeus 1758 (red knot)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae

Alternative combination: Tringa canutus

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 Calidris according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Campbell 1976, Linnaeus 1758, Steadman et al. 2015 and Weesie 1988

Sister taxa: Calidris alba, Calidris alpina, Calidris binagadensis, Calidris falcinellus, Calidris ferruginea, Calidris fuscicollis, Calidris himantopus, Calidris mauri, Calidris melanotos, Calidris minuta, Calidris minutilla, Calidris pacis, Calidris pugnax, Calidris pusilla, Calidris temminckii, Erolia penepusilla, Ereunetes rayi, Micropalama chapmani, Micropalama hesternus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (1 collection), Greece (1), Greenland (1), Spain (1), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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