Family Charadriidae Vigors 1825 (lapwing)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Charadriidae

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

See also Carroll 1988, Chandler 1990, De Pietri et al. 2018, del Hoyo et al. 2014, Hay 1902, Hou and Ericson 2002, Lambrecht 1933, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Olson 1975, Olson and James 1982 and Olson and Rasmussen 2001

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

Subtaxa: Anarhynchus Charadriinae Charadrius Dorypaltus Jiliniornis Oreopholus Pluvialinae Pluvialis Vanellinae Vanellus

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Type: Charadrius

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Australia (1), Cook Islands (1), Ecuador (1), French Polynesia (1), Greece (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (3), Jordan (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Micronesia (2), New Caledonia (2), New Zealand (3), Norfolk Island (6), Northern Mariana Islands (5), Peru (1), Pitcairn (1), the Russian Federation (1), Saint Helena (3), Tonga (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (15: California, Florida, New Mexico, Virginia, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of Belgium (1), Saudi Arabia (1)

• Eocene of China (1)

Total: 65 collections including 88 occurrences

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