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Charadrius  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176503

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Eudromias Brehm, 1830
    Zonibyx Reichenbach, 1853
  Common Name(s): Ringed Plovers [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          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  
                               GenusCharadrius Linnaeus, 1758 – Ringed Plovers  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Charadrius alexandrinus Linnaeus, 1758 – Snowy Plover, Chorlo nevado, Kentish Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius alticola (Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1902) – Puna Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius asiaticus Pallas, 1773 – Caspian Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius bicinctus Jardine & Selby, 1827 – Double-banded Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius collaris Vieillot, 1818 – Chorlo de collar, Collared Plover, Pluvier d'Azara 
                                  Species Charadrius dubius Scopoli, 1786 – Little Ringed Plover, Pluvier petit-gravelot 
                                  Species Charadrius falklandicus Latham, 1790 – Two-banded Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius forbesi (Shelley, 1883) – Forbes's Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius hiaticula Linnaeus, 1758 – Common Ringed Plover, Pluvier grand-gravelot 
                                  Species Charadrius javanicus Chasen, 1938 – Javan Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius leschenaultii Lesson, 1826 – Greater Sand Plover, Greater Sand-Plover, Pluvier de Leschenault 
                                  Species Charadrius marginatus Vieillot, 1818 – White-fronted Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius melodus Ord, 1824 – Chorlo chiflador, Piping Plover, Pluvier siffleur 
                                  Species Charadrius modestus Lichtenstein, 1823 – Rufous-chested Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius mongolus Pallas, 1776 – Mongolian Plover, Lesser Sand-Plover, Lesser Sand Plover, Pluvier de Mongolie 
                                  Species Charadrius montanus J. K. Townsend, 1837 – Mountain Plover, Chorlo llanero, Pluvier montagnard 
                                  Species Charadrius morinellus Linnaeus, 1758 – Eurasian Dotterel, Pluvier guignard 
                                  Species Charadrius nivosus (Cassin, 1858) – Snowy Plover, Pluvier neigeux 
                                  Species Charadrius obscurus Gmelin, 1789 – New Zealand Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius pallidus Strickland, 1853 – Chestnut-banded Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius pecuarius Temminck, 1823 – Kittlitz's Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius peronii Schlegel, 1865 – Malaysian Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius placidus J. E. Gray & G. R. Gray, 1863 – Long-billed Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius ruficapillus Temminck, 1821 – Red-capped Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius sanctaehelenae (Harting, 1873) – St. Helena Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius semipalmatus Bonaparte, 1825 – Chorlo semipalmeado, Semipalmated Plover, pluvier ŕ semipalmé, Pluvier semipalmé 
                                  Species Charadrius thoracicus (Richmond, 1896) – Madagascar Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius tricollaris Vieillot, 1818 – Three-banded Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius veredus Gould, 1848 – Oriental Plover 
                                  Species Charadrius vociferus Linnaeus, 1758 – Chorlo tildío, Killdeer, Pluvier kildir 
                                  Species Charadrius wilsonia Ord, 1814 – Chorlo pico grueso, Wilson's Plover, Pluvier de Wilson 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Charadrius    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Charadrius    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Charadrius   
  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: Charadrius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Charadrius   
  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: Charadrius   

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