Pluvialis Brisson 1760 (lapwing)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Charadriidae

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

See also Meijer et al. 2013, Olson and James 1982 and Olson and Rasmussen 2001

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

Subtaxa: Pluvialis apricaria Pluvialis dominica Pluvialis fulva Pluvialis squatarola

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Cook Islands (1), Ecuador (1), French Polynesia (1), Indonesia (3), Italy (2), Micronesia (2), New Caledonia (1), Norfolk Island (6), Northern Mariana Islands (5), Peru (1), Pitcairn (1), the Russian Federation (1), Tonga (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (8: California, Virginia)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 37 collections including 39 occurrences

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