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Phalaropus Brisson 1760 (shorebird)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 36647

Synonyms: Lobipes Cuvier 1817 (no. 369095), Steganopus Viellot 1818 (no. 289793)

Parent taxon: Scolopacidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Actitis, Arenaria, Bartramia, Calidris, Coenocorypha, Eroliinae, Gallinago, Heteroscelus, Limnodromus, Limnosinae, Limosa, Lymnocryptes, Numenius, Nuntius, Paractitis, Philohela, Prosobonia, Scolopacinae, Scolopax, Totanus, Tringa, Tringinae, Tryngites, Xenus

Subtaxa: Phalaropus fulicarius, Phalaropus lobatus, Phalaropus tricolor, Steganopus graui

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore