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Charadriiformes Huxley, 1867

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  superorder Neognathae

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Fratercula arctica - Atlantic Puffin

Fratercula arctica - Atlantic Puffin

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Charadriiformes in BioLib

Functions restricted to taxon Charadriiformes

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Included taxa

Number of records: 23

family Haematopodidae Bonaparte, 1838 - oystercatchers
family Recurvirostridae Bonaparte, 1831 - stilts and avocets
family Burhinidae Mathews, 1912 - stone-curlews and thick-knees
family Glareolidae Brehm, 1831 - egyptian plover
family Charadriidae Leach, 1820 - plovers
family Scolopacidae Rafinesque, 1815 - sandpipers and snipes
family Stercorariidae Gray, 1870 - skuas
family Laridae Rafinesque, 1815 - gulls
family Rynchopidae Bonaparte, 1838
family Alcidae Leach, 1820 - auks
family Jacanidae Chenu & Des Murs, 1854 - jacanas
family Rostratulidae Ridgway, 1919 - painted-snipes
family Dromadidae Gray, 1840 - crab-plover
family Ibidorhynchidae Bonaparte, 1856 - ibisbill
family Pedionomidae Bonaparte, 1856 - plains-wanderer
family Thinocoridae Sundevall, 1836 - seedsnipes
family Chionidae Bonaparte, 1832 - sheathbills

Charadriiformes incertae sedis

family Cimolopterygidae Brodkorb, 1963
family Graculavidae Furbringer, 1888
genus Boutersemia Mayr & Smith, 2001
genus Eupterornis Lemoine, 1878
genus Volgavis Nesov & Jarkov, 1989

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [e1d096d8-e803-4626-a6b6-d0ac7aa49311]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Charadriiformes]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Charadriiformes]

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Explanations

extinct taxon