WoRMS taxon details

Pluvialis Brisson, 1760

159134  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159134)

accepted
Genus
Description Size: medium, chunky plovers. Plumage: extensive spotting on upperparts; wings long and pointed; tail short, square and...  
Description Size: medium, chunky plovers. Plumage: extensive spotting on upperparts; wings long and pointed; tail short, square and barred. Other characters: bill slender, of medium length; tarsus with hexagonal scales all around; feet with toes webbed at base; hind toe small or absent. <389> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Pluvialis Brisson, 1760. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159134 on 2018-05-20
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
created
2006-09-27 07:06:07Z
changed
Martinez, Olga

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basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   
From other sources
Description Size: medium, chunky plovers. Plumage: extensive spotting on upperparts; wings long and pointed; tail short, square and barred. Other characters: bill slender, of medium length; tarsus with hexagonal scales all around; feet with toes webbed at base; hind toe small or absent. <389> [details]
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Japanese ムナグロ  [details]