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Taxon profile

family

plovers
Charadriidae Leach, 1820

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Charadriiformes

Scientific synonyms

Charadriinae Linnaeus, 1758

Images

Charadrius hiaticula - Common Ringed Plover

Charadrius hiaticula - Common Ringed Plover

Author: Jiří Bohdal

Vanellus chilensis - Southern Lapwing

Vanellus chilensis - Southern Lapwing

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Vanellus vanellus - Northern Lapwing

Vanellus vanellus - Northern Lapwing

Author: Jiří Bohdal

Included taxa

Number of records: 12

genus Anarhynchus Quoy & Gaimard, 1830
genus Charadrius Linnaeus, 1758
genus Elseyornis Mathews, 1913
genus Erythrogonys Gould, 1838
genus Hoploxypterus Bonaparte, 1856
genus Oreopholus Jardine & Selby, 1835
genus Peltohyas Sharpe, 1896
genus Phegornis Gray, 1846
genus Pluvialis Brisson, 1760
genus Thinornis Gray, 1845
genus Vanellus Brisson, 1760

Fossil taxa

genus Jiliniornis Hou & Ericson, 2002

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [094c940a-506d-4967-b5dc-53cc87d4414e]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Charadriidae Leach, 1820]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [0fccda50-f75e-4817-ba56-a2121302b20d]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Charadriinae Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Charadriidae]
Data retrieved on: 3 December 2021
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Charadriidae Leach, 1820]
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Charadriidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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Explanations

extinct taxon