Numenius borealis Forster 1772 (eskimo curlew)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae

Alternative combination: Scolopax borealis

Belongs to Numenius according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Olson and Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Numenius americanus, Numenius antiquus, Numenius arquata, Numenius gypsorum, Numenius madagascariensis, Numenius minutus, Numenius phaeopus, Numenius tahitiensis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of Peru (1 collection), United States (1: Wyoming)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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