Family Haematopodidae Bonaparte 1838 (shorebird)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Haematopodidae

Alternative spellings: Haematopidae, Haematopododae

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

See also Brodkorb 1955, Carroll 1988, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Olson and Rasmussen 2001 and Warheit 2002

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

Subtaxa: Haematopodinae Haematopus Ibidorhynchinae Paractiornis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), New Zealand (6), South Africa (1)

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

• Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 12 collections including 17 occurrences

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