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Micropalama chapmani Campbell 1979 (stilt sandpiper)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Scolopacidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 289790

Full reference: K. E. Campbell. 1979. The non-passerine Pleistocene avifauna of the Talara Tar Seeps, northwestern Peru. Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contribution 118:1-203

Belongs to Micropalama according to K. E. Campbell 1979

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

Type specimen: ROM 13019, a limb element (right femur). Its type locality is Talara Tar Seeps, which is in a Pleistocene tar horizon in Peru.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore