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Vanellus  Brisson, 1760
Taxonomic Serial No.: 176480

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Lapwings [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCharadriiformes  – Shore Birds, Gulls, Alcids, Plovers, Oystercatchers, goélands, alcidés, Auks, huîtriers  
                            FamilyCharadriidae Leach, 1820 – Plovers  
                               GenusVanellus Brisson, 1760 – Lapwings  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesVanellus albiceps Gould, 1834 – White-crowned Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus armatus (Burchell, 1822) – Blacksmith Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus chilensis (Molina, 1782) – Southern Lapwing, Vanneau téro 
                                  SpeciesVanellus cinereus (Blyth, 1842) – Grey-headed Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus coronatus (Boddaert, 1783) – Crowned Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus crassirostris (Hartlaub, 1855) – Long-toed Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus duvaucelii (Lesson, 1826) – River Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus gregarius (Pallas, 1771) – Sociable Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus indicus (Boddaert, 1783) – Red-wattled Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus leucurus (Lichtenstein, 1823) – White-tailed Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus lugubris (Lesson, 1826) – Senegal Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus macropterus (Wagler, 1827) – Javan Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus malabaricus (Boddaert, 1783) – Yellow-wattled Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus melanocephalus (Ruppell, 1845) – Spot-breasted Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus melanopterus (Cretzschmar, 1829) – Black-winged Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus miles (Boddaert, 1783) – Masked Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus resplendens (Tschudi, 1843) – Andean Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus senegallus (Linnaeus, 1766) – African Wattled Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus spinosus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Spur-winged Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus superciliosus (Reichenow, 1886) – Brown-chested Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus tectus (Boddaert, 1783) – Black-headed Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus tricolor (Vieillot, 1818) – Banded Lapwing 
                                  SpeciesVanellus vanellus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Northern Lapwing, Vanneau huppé 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Vanellus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Vanellus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Vanellus   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.04.02, website (version 02-Apr-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Vanellus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Vanellus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner   
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Vanellus   

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