Calidris melanotos Vieillot 1819 (pectoral sandpiper)

Aves - Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae

Alternative combinations: Erolia melanotos, Tringa melanotos

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

See also Campbell 1976, Jehl 1967 and Olson and Rasmussen 2001

Sister taxa: Calidris alba, Calidris alpina, Calidris binagadensis, Calidris canutus, Calidris falcinellus, Calidris ferruginea, Calidris fuscicollis, Calidris himantopus, Calidris mauri, Calidris minuta, Calidris minutilla, Calidris pacis, Calidris pugnax, Calidris pusilla, Calidris temminckii, Erolia penepusilla, Ereunetes rayi, Micropalama chapmani, Micropalama hesternus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (1 collection), Peru (1), United States (2: Oregon, Wyoming)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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