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Order Charadriiformes Huxley 1867 (shorebird)

Reptilia

PaleoDB taxon number: 36640

Parent taxon: Aves according to N. A. Smith 2014

Sister taxa: Accipitriformes, Aegotheliformes, Archaeopteryx, Archaeornithipus, Avimimiformes, Avipedidae, Barrosopus, Cariamae, Chaoyangornithidae, Chongmingia, Colymbiformes, Crax, Dolichopterus, Dromiceiidae, Eoaves, Eociconia, Eupterornis remensis, Gansuiformes, Gastornithiformes, Gruipeda, Herodiones, Horezmavis, Hwangsanipes, Ignotornidae, Jeholornis, Jeholornithiformes, Jindongornipodidae, Jixiangornis, Judinornis, Koreanornipodidae, Liaoxiornithidae, Loncornis, Longipennes, Manu, Metornithes, Micropodiformes, Mirandornithes, Moguiornipes, Mystiornithiformes, Odontoglossae, Odontornithes, Omnivoropterygiformes, Pachycorioolithidae, Palaeoaves, Palaeocursornis biharicus, Paludicolae, Pangalliformes, Pansphenisciformes, Parvoolithus, Patagonichnornis, Proherodius, Proherodius oweni, Proornis, Protoaviformes, Protopelargus, Protornis, Pygopodes, Pygostylia, Qianshanornithidae, Rahonavis, Sauriurae, Shandongornipodidae, Shenzhouraptor, Sphenisciformes, Striges, Struthiones, Suliformes, Tantalatos, Tantaleus, Tatarornipes, Telmatoformes, Teracus, Tshulia, Uhangrichnus

Subtaxa: Alcae, Burhinidae, Charadrii, Charadriidae, Chionidae, Cimolopterygidae, Dakotornithidae, Glareolidae, Graculavidae, Graculavus, Haematopodidae, Hydrophasianus, Jacanidae, Lari, Laridae, Laromorphae, Limicolae, Panalcidae, Parrae, Pedionomae, Pedionomidae, Recurvirostridae, Rhinoptilus, Rynchops, Sarjeantopodus, Scolopaci, Scolopacidae, Stercorariidae, Telmatornis, Telmatornithidae, Thinocoridae, Turnicidae, Volgavis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore