Pluvialis squatarola Linnaeus 1758 (black-bellied plover)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Charadriidae

Alternative combination: Tringa squatarola

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

See also Broughton 2004, Campbell 1976, Olson and James 1982 and Olson and Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Pluvialis apricaria, Pluvialis dominica, Pluvialis fulva

Type specimen: 1

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection), Ecuador (1), Peru (1), United States (7: California)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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