Ecology

Associations

Animal / carrion / dead animal feeder
gymnothecium of Nannizzia ossicola feeds on dead bone of Charadriiformes

In Great Britain and/or Ireland:
Animal / parasite / ectoparasite
imago of Ornithomya avicularia ectoparasitises Charadriiformes

Animal / parasite / ectoparasite
imago of Ornithomya chloropus ectoparasitises Charadriiformes

Foodplant / saprobe
fruitbody of Stropharia semiglobata is saprobic on soil-mixed guano of Charadriiformes

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Known predators

Charadriiformes is prey of:
Asio
Laridae
Homo sapiens
Mustelinae
Stercorarius
Falco peregrinus

Based on studies in:
USA: California (Marine)
USA: Alaska, Barrow (Tundra)
Peru (Coastal)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • G. E. MacGinitie, Ecological aspects of a California marine estuary, Am. Midland Nat. 16(5):629-765, from p. 652 (1935).
  • J. Brown, The structure and function of the tundra ecosystem, U.S. Tundra Biome 1971 Progress Rept. 1 (1971).
  • H. W. Koepcke and M. Koepcke, Sobre el proceso de transformacion de la materia organica en las playas arenosas marinas del Peru. Publ. Univ. Nac. Mayer San Marcos, Zoologie Serie A, No. 8, from p. 24 (1952).
  • R. F. Johnston, Predation by short-eared owls on a Salicornia salt marsh, Wilson Bull. 68(2):91-102, from p. 99 (1956).
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Known prey organisms

Charadriiformes preys on:

marine invertebrates
Insecta
Clevelandia
saprovores
Arthropoda
Olivella
Emerita analoga
Talitridae
Ocypode
Coelopidae
Diptera
Phaleria
Dermestes
Calliphora
Gobiidae

Based on studies in:
USA: California (Marine)
Peru (Coastal)
USA: Alaska, Barrow (Tundra)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • G. E. MacGinitie, Ecological aspects of a California marine estuary, Am. Midland Nat. 16(5):629-765, from p. 652 (1935).
  • J. Brown, The structure and function of the tundra ecosystem, U.S. Tundra Biome 1971 Progress Rept. 1 (1971).
  • H. W. Koepcke and M. Koepcke, Sobre el proceso de transformacion de la materia organica en las playas arenosas marinas del Peru. Publ. Univ. Nac. Mayer San Marcos, Zoologie Serie A, No. 8, from p. 24 (1952).
  • R. F. Johnston, Predation by short-eared owls on a Salicornia salt marsh, Wilson Bull. 68(2):91-102, from p. 99 (1956).
  • Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 16, 2011 at http://animaldiversity.org. http://www.animaldiversity.org
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Evolution and Systematics

Evolution

Classification

Charadriiformes are included in Ciconiiformes in the classification proposed by Sibley & Monroe (see here for the book, here for the classification), which was followed by ITIS. The classification does not seem to be followed by very many authors; we decided to use a more conservative classification for Aphia. Thanks to Luc Lens for advice on this.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
                                        
Specimen Records:3,402Public Records:2,489
Specimens with Sequences:2,888Public Species:285
Specimens with Barcodes:2,880Public BINs:244
Species:311         
Species With Barcodes:296         
          
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Charadriiformes

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