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Charadrius sheppardianus Cope 1881 (shorebird)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 308761

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1881. On a wading bird from the Amyzon Shales. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey 6(1):83-85

Belongs to Charadrius according to A. Wetmore 1940

Sister taxa: Charadrius alexandrinus, Charadrius bicinctus, Charadrius collaris, Charadrius leschenaultii, Charadrius mongolus, Charadrius montanus, Charadrius morinellus, Charadrius obscurus, Charadrius sanctaehelenae, Charadrius semipalmatus, Charadrius vociferus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore