Haematopus Linnaeus 1758 (oystercatchers)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Haematopodidae

Synonym: Palostralegus Brodkorb 1955

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

Parent taxon: Haematopodidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Brodkorb 1955, Carroll 1988, Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Olson and Steadman 1976, Warheit 2002 and Worthy and Grant-Mackie 2003

Sister taxa: Haematopodinae, Ibidorhynchinae, Paractiornis

Subtaxa: Haematopus finschi Haematopus moquini Haematopus ostralegus Haematopus palliatus Haematopus unicolor

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection), New Zealand (6), South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Ukraine (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 11 collections including 16 occurrences

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