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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): Micropalama Baird, 1858
  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: 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  
                            FamilyScolopacidae Rafinesque, 1815 – Sandpipers, bécasseaux, Snipes  
                               GenusCalidris Merrem, 1804 – Stints  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Calidris acuminata (Horsfield, 1821) – Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Bécasseau à queue pointue 
                                  Species Calidris alba (Pallas, 1764) – Playero blanco, Sanderling, Bécasseau sanderling 
                                  Species Calidris alpina (Linnaeus, 1758) – Playero dorso rojo, Dunlin, Bécasseau variable 
                                  Species Calidris bairdii (Coues, 1861) – Playero de Baird, Baird's Sandpiper, Bécasseau de Baird 
                                  Species Calidris canutus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Playero canuto, Red Knot, Bécasseau maubèche 
                                  Species Calidris ferruginea (Pontoppidan, 1763) – Curlew Sandpiper, Bécasseau cocorli 
                                  Species Calidris fuscicollis (Vieillot, 1819) – Playero rabadilla blanca, White-rumped Sandpiper, Bécasseau à croupion blanc 
                                  Species Calidris himantopus (Bonaparte, 1826) – Playero zancón, Stilt Sandpiper, Bécasseau à échasses 
                                  Species Calidris maritima (Brunnich, 1764) – Purple Sandpiper, Bécasseau violet 
                                  Species Calidris mauri (Cabanis, 1857) – Playero occidental, Western Sandpiper, Bécasseau d'Alaska 
                                  Species Calidris melanotos (Vieillot, 1819) – Playero pectoral, Pectoral Sandpiper, Bécasseau à poitrine cendrée 
                                  Species Calidris minuta (Leisler, 1812) – Little Stint, Bécasseau minute 
                                  Species Calidris minutilla (Vieillot, 1819) – Playero chichicuilote, Least Sandpiper, Bécasseau minuscule 
                                  Species Calidris ptilocnemis (Coues, 1873) – Rock Sandpiper, Bécasseau des Aléoutiennes 
                                  Species Calidris pusilla (Linnaeus, 1766) – Playero semipalmeado, Semipalmated Sandpiper, Bécasseau semipalmé 
                                  Species Calidris ruficollis (Pallas, 1776) – Red-necked Stint, Bécasseau à col roux 
                                  Species Calidris subminuta (Middendorff, 1853) – Long-toed Stint, Bécasseau à longs doigts 
                                  Species Calidris temminckii (Leisler, 1812) – Temminck's Stint, Bécasseau de Temminck 
                                  Species Calidris tenuirostris (Horsfield, 1821) – Great Knot, Bécasseau de l'Anadyr 

  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: 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, 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: 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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