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genus

Calidris Merrem, 1804

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Charadriiformes »  family Scolopacidae - sandpipers and snipes

Scientific synonyms

Acrolia Vieillot in Temminck, 1830
Actidromas Giebel, 1872
Actodromas Kaup, 1829
Ancylocheilus Kaup, 1829
Ancylochilus Agassiz, 1846
Anteliotringa Mathews, 1913
Aphriza Audubon, 1839
Canutus Brisson, 1760
Canutus Merrem, 1804
Crocethia Billberg, 1828

Included taxa

Number of records: 26

species Calidris acuminata (Horsfield, 1821) - Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
species Calidris alba (Pallas, 1764) - Sanderling

Calidris alba

species Calidris alpina (Linnaeus, 1758) - Dunlin

Calidris alpina

species Calidris bairdii (Coues, 1861) - Baird's Sandpiper

Calidris bairdii

species Calidris canutus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Red Knot

Calidris canutus

species Calidris falcinellus (Pontoppidan, 1763) - Broad-billed Sandpiper

Calidris falcinellus

species Calidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763) - Curlew Sandpiper

Calidris ferruginea

species Calidris fuscicollis (Vieillot, 1819) - White-rumped Sandpiper

Calidris fuscicollis

species Calidris himantopus (Bonaparte, 1826) - Stilt Sandpiper

Calidris himantopus

species Calidris maritima (Brünnich, 1764) - Purple Sandpiper

Calidris maritima

species Calidris mauri (Cabanis, 1857) - Western Sandpiper

Calidris mauri

species Calidris melanotos (Vieillot, 1819) - Pectoral Sandpiper

Calidris melanotos

species Calidris minuta (Leisler, 1812) - Little Stint

Calidris minuta

species Calidris minutilla (Vieillot, 1819) - Least Sandpiper

Calidris minutilla

species Calidris ptilocnemis (Coues, 1873) - Rock Sandpiper

Calidris ptilocnemis

species Calidris pugnax (Linnaeus, 1758) - Ruff

Calidris pugnax

species Calidris pusilla (Linnaeus, 1766) - Semipalmated Sandpiper

Calidris pusilla

species Calidris pygmaea (Linnaeus, 1758) - Spoonbill Sandpiper

Calidris pygmaea

species Calidris ruficollis (Pallas, 1776) - Red-necked Stint
species Calidris subminuta (Middendorff, 1853) - Long-toed Stint
species Calidris subruficollis (Vieillot, 1819) - Buff-breasted Sandpiper
species Calidris temminckii (Leisler, 1812) - Temminck's Stint

Calidris temminckii

species Calidris tenuirostris (Horsfield, 1821) - Great Knot
species Calidris virgata (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) - Surfbird

Calidris virgata


Fossil taxa

species Calidris janossyi Kessler, 2009

Hybrids

hybrid Calidris × paramelanotos Parker, 1982 - Cox's Sandpiper

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1287406]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Philomachus Merrem, 1804]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1299172]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Calidris Anonymous [Merrem], 1804]
Data retrieved on: 14 December 2019
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1319174]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Tryngites Cabanis, 1856]
Data retrieved on: 8 December 2019
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1319717]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Aphriza Audubon, 1839]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1329571]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Micropalama Baird, 1858]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [041bdb4e-48c5-47cd-ad13-0f9a5a1e46bc]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Calidris Merrem, 1804]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [05f60eed-aba7-4394-9131-efb35262ba4d]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Tryngites Cabanis, 1857]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [12debd9f-2e17-49e7-9fdd-7fbe4cee2d37]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Limicola Koch, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [474726e6-d262-4897-861e-abfaa74ad86a]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Erolia Vieillot, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [4c7db951-cacc-4e7e-9c5c-1bec1e5b4d2a]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Ereunetes Illiger, 1811]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [7962e42d-d2fb-49a9-b1e6-d03f9b3ad9db]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Philomachus Merrem, 1804]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [87036bf6-cc26-41ef-bf61-15d233e7dbcc]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Crocethia Billberg, 1828]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Calidris Merrem, 1804]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Aphriza Audubon, 1839]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013

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Explanations

extinct taxon