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The yellow-wattled lapwing (Vanellus malabaricus) belongs to the family Charadriidae under the order Charadriiformes.

Yellow-wattled lapwing taxonomy

The family Charadriidae was described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in a guide to the contents of the British Museum published in 1820.

The family Charadriidae has two taxonomic subgroups, subfamily Vanellinae and subfamily Charadriinae classified under it. The subfamily Charadriinae has eight genera and the subfamily Vanellinae has two genera under them.

The two genera under Vanellinae are Erythrogonys and Vanellus. The genus Erythrogonys is monotypic, having only one species, viz., Erythrogonys cinctus classified under it.

The genus Vanellus has about 24 extant species and four prehistoric species. The species Vanellus malabaricus is endemic to Indian subcontinent.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Vanellus malabaricus
Species:V. malabaricus
Genus:Vanellus
Subfamily:-
Family:Charadriidae
Order:Charadriiformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
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Photos
Vanellus malabaricus
1.Yellow-wattled lapwing - Vanellus malabaricus
Photo by Geetanjalidhar

Vanellus malabaricus
2.Yellow-wattled lapwing - Vanellus malabaricus
Photo by Koshy Koshy

Vanellus malabaricus
3.Yellow-wattled lapwing - Vanellus malabaricus
Photo by Ashokkumar S T

Vanellus malabaricus
4.Yellow-wattled lapwing - Vanellus malabaricus
Photo by Dr. Raju Kasambe

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Vanellus malabaricus
5.Yellow-wattled lapwing - Vanellus malabaricus
by PJeganathan

Vanellus malabaricus
6.Yellow-wattled lapwing - Vanellus malabaricus
by Manish Kumar

Vanellus malabaricus
7.Yellow-wattled lapwing - Vanellus malabaricus
by Mymoon Moghul

Vanellus malabaricus
8.Yellow-wattled lapwing - Vanellus malabaricus
by Karunakanth

Vanellus malabaricus
9.Vanellus malabaricus Photo by Nireekshit

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1.Yellow-wattled lapwing photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Geetanjalidhar | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
2.Photo source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/kkoshy/6770268445/in/set-72157624204673393/(cropped)
Author: Koshy Koshy | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 8/7/17
3.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Ashokkumar S T | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
4.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Dr. Raju Kasambe | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
5.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: PJeganathan | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
6.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Manish Kumar | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
7.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Mymoon Moghul | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
8.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Karunakanth | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
9.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Nireekshit | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
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