Charadrius sp.

Mourer-Chauviré, Cécile & Geraads, Denis, 2010, The Upper Pliocene Avifauna of Ahl al Oughlam, Morocco. Systematics and Biogeography, Records of the Australian Museum 62 (1), pp. 157-184: 174

publication ID 10.3853/j.0067-1975.62.2010.1538

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Charadrius sp.


cf. Charadrius sp.  

Material. Left humerus, almost complete, AaO-773.

At the present time several species of the genus Charadrius   occur on the Atlantic coasts of Morocco. According to the estimated length of the humerus (ca. 32 mm) the plover present at Ahl al Oughlam was slightly larger than the Recent species Charadrius dubius   and C. alexandrinus   and was closer to the Recent species Charadrius hiaticula   .