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Calidris  Merrem, 1804
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176641

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Aphriza Audubon, 1839
    Micropalama Baird, 1858
    Tryngites Cabanis, 1857
    Philomachus Merrem, 1804
    Eurynorhynchus Nilsson, 1821
    Limicola Koch, 1816
  Common Name(s): Stints [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  
                            FamilyScolopacidae Rafinesque, 1815 – Sandpipers, bécasseaux, Snipes  
                               GenusCalidris Merrem, 1804 – Stints  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Calidris acuminata (Horsfield, 1821) – Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Bécasseau à queue pointue, Correlimos acuminado, pilrito-acuminado 
                                  Species Calidris alba (Pallas, 1764) – Playero blanco, Sanderling, Bécasseau sanderling, Correlimos tridáctilo, maçarico-branco, pilrito-das-praias 
                                  Species Calidris alpina (Linnaeus, 1758) – Playero dorso rojo, Dunlin, Bécasseau variable, Correlimos común, pilrito-de-peito-preto 
                                  Species Calidris bairdii (Coues, 1861) – Playero de Baird, Baird's Sandpiper, Bécasseau de Baird, Correlimos de Baird, maçarico-de-bico-fino, pilrito-de-bico-fino 
                                  Species Calidris canutus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Playero canuto, Red Knot, Bécasseau maubèche, Correlimos gordo, maçarico-de-papo-vermelho, seixoeira 
                                  Species Calidris falcinellus (Pontoppidan, 1763) – Broad-billed Sandpiper, Bécasseau falcinelle, Correlimos falcinelo, pilrito-de-bico-grosso 
                                  Species Calidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763) – Curlew Sandpiper, Bécasseau cocorli, Correlimos zarapitín, pilrito-de-bico-comprido 
                                  Species Calidris fuscicollis (Vieillot, 1819) – Playero rabadilla blanca, White-rumped Sandpiper, Bécasseau à croupion blanc, Correlimos culiblanco, maçarico-de-sobre-branco, pilrito-de-sobre-branco 
                                  Species Calidris himantopus (Bonaparte, 1826) – Playero zancón, Stilt Sandpiper, Bécasseau à échasses, Correlimos zancolín, maçarico-pernilongo, pilrito-pernilongo 
                                  Species Calidris maritima (Brünnich, 1764) – Purple Sandpiper, Bécasseau violet, Correlimos oscuro, pilrito-escuro 
                                  Species Calidris mauri (Cabanis, 1857) – Playero occidental, Western Sandpiper, Bécasseau d'Alaska, Correlimos de Alaska, pilrito-miúdo 
                                  Species Calidris melanotos (Vieillot, 1819) – Playero pectoral, Pectoral Sandpiper, Bécasseau à poitrine cendrée, Correlimos pectoral, maçarico-de-colete, pilrito-de-colete 
                                  Species Calidris minuta (Leisler, 1812) – Little Stint, Bécasseau minute, Correlimos menudo, pilrito-pequeno 
                                  Species Calidris minutilla (Vieillot, 1819) – Playero chichicuilote, Least Sandpiper, Bécasseau minuscule, Correlimos menudillo, maçariquinho, pilrito-anão 
                                  Species Calidris ptilocnemis (Coues, 1873) – Rock Sandpiper, Bécasseau des Aléoutiennes, Correlimos roquero, maçarico-das-rochas 
                                  Species Calidris pugnax (Linnaeus, 1758) – Ruff, Combattant varié, Combatiente, combatente 
                                  Species Calidris pusilla (Linnaeus, 1766) – Playero semipalmeado, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Bécasseau semipalmé, Correlimos semipalmeado, maçarico-rasteirinho, pilrito-rasteirinho 
                                  Species Calidris pygmaea (Linnaeus, 1758) – Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Bécasseau spatule, Correlimos cuchareta, pilrito-colhereiro 
                                  Species Calidris ruficollis (Pallas, 1776) – Red-necked Stint, Bécasseau à col roux, Correlimos cuellirrojo, pilrito-de-pescoço-ruivo 
                                  Species Calidris subminuta (Middendorff, 1853) – Long-toed Stint, Bécasseau à longs doigts, Correlimos dedilargo, pilrito-de-dedos-compridos 
                                  Species Calidris subruficollis (Vieillot, 1819) – Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Bécasseau roussâtre, Correlimos canelo, maçarico-acanelado, pilrito-acanelado 
                                  Species Calidris temminckii (Leisler, 1812) – Temminck's Stint, Bécasseau de Temminck, Correlimos de Temminck, pilrito-de-temminck 
                                  Species Calidris tenuirostris (Horsfield, 1821) – Great Knot, Bécasseau de l'Anadyr, Correlimos grande, seixoeira-grande 
                                  Species Calidris virgata (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) – Surfbird, Bécasseau du ressac, Correlimos de rompientes, ave-surfista 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Calidris    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Calidris    
  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: Calidris   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Calidris   
  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: Calidris   
  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: Calidris   

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