Haematopus palliatus Temminick 1820 (American oystercatcher)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Haematopodidae

Synonyms: Haematopus sulcatus Brodkorb 1955, Palostralegus sulcatus Brodkorb 1955

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

See also Brodkorb 1955, Olson and Rasmussen 2001, Olson and Steadman 1976 and Warheit 2002

Sister taxa: Haematopus finschi, Haematopus moquini, Haematopus ostralegus, Haematopus unicolor

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lee Creek Mine, Yorktown Formation (Pliocene of North Carolina)

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