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Vanellus  Brisson, 1760
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176480

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Lapwings [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCharadriiformes  – Shore Birds, Gulls, Alcids, Plovers, Oystercatchers, goélands, alcidés, Auks, huîtriers  
                            FamilyCharadriidae Leach, 1820 – Plovers  
                               GenusVanellus Brisson, 1760 – Lapwings  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Vanellus albiceps Gould, 1834 – White-crowned Lapwing, Vanneau à tête blanche, Avefría coroniblanca, abibe-de-coroa-branca, White-headed Lapwing 
                                  Species Vanellus armatus (Burchell, 1822) – Blacksmith Lapwing, Vanneau armé, Avefría armada, abibe-preto-e-branco, Blacksmith Plover 
                                  Species Vanellus chilensis (Molina, 1782) – Southern Lapwing, Vanneau téro, Avefría tero, quero-quero 
                                  Species Vanellus cinereus (Blyth, 1842) – Grey-headed Lapwing, Vanneau à tête grise, Avefría ceniza, abibe-de-cabeça-cinzenta, Gray-headed Lapwing 
                                  Species Vanellus coronatus (Boddaert, 1783) – Crowned Lapwing, Vanneau couronné, Avefría coronada, abibe-coroado, Crowned Plover 
                                  Species Vanellus crassirostris (Hartlaub, 1855) – Long-toed Lapwing, Vanneau à ailes blanches, Avefría palustre, abibe-de-faces-brancas 
                                  Species Vanellus duvaucelii (R. Lesson, 1826) – River Lapwing, Vanneau pie, Avefría fluvial, abibe-ribeirinho 
                                  Species Vanellus gregarius (Pallas, 1771) – Sociable Lapwing, Vanneau sociable, Avefría sociable, abibe-sociável, Sociable Plover 
                                  Species Vanellus indicus (Boddaert, 1783) – Red-wattled Lapwing, Vanneau indien, Avefría india, abibe-do-índico 
                                  Species Vanellus leucurus (M. H. K. Lichtenstein, 1823) – White-tailed Lapwing, Vanneau à queue blanche, Avefría coliblanca, abibe-de-cauda-branca 
                                  Species Vanellus lugubris (R. Lesson, 1826) – Senegal Lapwing, Vanneau terne, Avefría lúgubre, abibe-d'asa-negra-pequeno 
                                  Species Vanellus macropterus (Wagler, 1827) – Javan Lapwing, Vanneau hirondelle, Avefría javanesa, abibe-preto, Javan Wattled Lapwing 
                                  Species Vanellus malabaricus (Boddaert, 1783) – Yellow-wattled Lapwing, Vanneau de Malabar, Avefría malabar, abibe-de-barbilhão-amarelo 
                                  Species Vanellus melanocephalus (Rüppell, 1845) – Spot-breasted Lapwing, Vanneau d'Abyssinie, Avefría pechipinta, abibe-de-peito-pintado 
                                  Species Vanellus melanopterus (Cretzschmar, 1829) – Black-winged Lapwing, Vanneau à ailes noires, Avefría lugubroide, abibe-d'asa-negra 
                                  Species Vanellus miles (Boddaert, 1783) – Masked Lapwing, Vanneau soldat, Avefría militar norteña, abibe-mascarado 
                                  Species Vanellus resplendens (Tschudi, 1843) – Andean Lapwing, Vanneau des Andes, Avefría andina, quero-quero-andino 
                                  Species Vanellus senegallus (Linnaeus, 1766) – African Wattled Lapwing, Vanneau du Sénégal, Avefría senegalesa, abibe-carunculado, Wattled Lapwing 
                                  Species Vanellus spinosus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Spur-winged Lapwing, Vanneau à éperons, Avefría espinosa, tui-tui-ferrão 
                                  Species Vanellus superciliosus (Reichenow, 1886) – Brown-chested Lapwing, Vanneau à poitrine châtaine, Avefría pechirrufa, abibe-de-peito-marrom 
                                  Species Vanellus tectus (Boddaert, 1783) – Black-headed Lapwing, Vanneau à tête noire, Avefría coletuda, abibe-de-cabeça-preta 
                                  Species Vanellus tricolor (Vieillot, 1818) – Banded Lapwing, Vanneau tricolore, Avefría tricolor, abibe-tricolor, Black-breasted Lapwing 
                                  Species Vanellus vanellus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Northern Lapwing, Vanneau huppé, Avefría europea, abibe 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Vanellus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Vanellus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. Available at [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Vanellus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Vanellus   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.04.02, website (version 02-Apr-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Vanellus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Vanellus   

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