Taxon profile


White-backed Stilt
Himantopus melanurus Vieillot, 1817

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Charadriiformes »  family Recurvirostridae - stilts and avocets »  genus Himantopus

Scientific synonyms

Himantopus mexicanus melanurus (Vieillot, 1817)
Himantopus himantopus melanurus (Vieillot, 1817)


Himantopus melanurus - White-backed Stilt

Author: Petr Baum

Himantopus melanurus - White-backed Stilt

Author: Petr Baum

Links and literature

EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Himantopus melanurus Vieillot, 1817]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Himantopus mexicanus melanurus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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