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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius marginatus Vieillot, 1818 
AphiaID: 212613

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadriiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCharadriidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCharadrius Linnaeus, 1758
Source  basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvale strandplevier  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite-fronted plover  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpluvier à front blanc  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWeißstirn-Regenpfeifer  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (63 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (38 nucleotides; 38 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 16-18 cm. Plumage: above brown or rufous brown; below white tinged buffy or tawny; faint rufous patches on sides of chest; forehead white continuous with superciliary stripe; forecrown black; thin black line through eye. Immature paler brown above, pure white below; no black band on forehead . Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black; feet and legs black or grey. Habitat: sandy beaches of both marine and inland waters. Breeds in eastern Africa. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Forms a superspecies with C. alexandrinus [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212613
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Charadrius marginatus Vieillot, 1818. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212613 on 2014-09-01
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