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The long-billed dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus) belongs to the family Scolopacidae under the order Charadriiformes.

Long-billed dowitcher taxonomy

The family Scolopacidae (as Scolopacea) was first described by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz (October 22, 1783 – September 18, 1840), a zoologist, botanist, writer and polyglot, in the year 1815. The family Scolopacidae is divided into fifteen genera.

The genus Limnodromus was first described by Prince Alexander Philipp Maximilian zu Wied-Neuwied (23 September 1782 – 3 February 1867), a German explorer, ethnologist and naturalist, in the year 1833.

The type species of the genus Limnodromus is Scolopax grisea, described by Johann Friedrich Gmelin (8 August 1748 – 1 November 1804), a German naturalist, botanist, entomologist, herpetologist and malacologist, in the year 1789.

The genus Limnodromus contains three species, viz., Limnodromus griseus, Limnodromus scolopaceus and Limnodromus semipalmatus.

The species Limnodromus scolopaceus (as Limosa scolopacea) was first described by Thomas Say (June 27, 1787 – October 10, 1834) in the year 1822.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Aegithina nigrolutea
Species:A. nigrolutea
Limnodromus scolopaceus
1.Long-billed dowitcher - Limnodromus scolopaceus 359
Image by "Mike" Michael L. Baird


Limnodromus scolopaceus
2.Long-billed dowitcher - Limnodromus scolopaceus
Image by "Mike" Michael L. Baird

Limnodromus scolopaceus
3.Long-billed dowitcher - Limnodromus scolopaceus
Image by Basar

Limnodromus scolopaceus
4.Long-billed dowitcher - Limnodromus scolopaceus
Image by Alan D. Wilson, www.naturespicsonline.com

Limnodromus scolopaceus
5.Long-billed dowitcher - Limnodromus scolopaceus
Image by Judy Gallagher

Limnodromus scolopaceus
6.Long-billed dowitcher - Limnodromus scolopaceus
Image by Nigel

Limnodromus scolopaceus
7.Long-billed dowitcher - Limnodromus scolopaceus
Image by Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren

Limnodromus scolopaceus
8.Long-billed dowitcher - Limnodromus scolopaceus


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1.Long-billed dowitcher image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Long-billed_Dowitcher_-_Mike_Baird.jpg (cropped)
Author: "Mike" Michael L. Baird | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 9/23/17
2.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Limnodromus_scolopaceus_Mike_Baird_crop.jpg (cropped)
Author: "Mike" Michael L. Baird | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 9/23/17
3.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Limnodromus_scolopaceus.jpg (cropped)
Author: Basar | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
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Author: Alan D. Wilson, www.naturespicsonline.com | License: CC BY-SA 2.5 as on 9/24/17
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Author: Judy Gallagher | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 9/23/17
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Author: Nigel | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 9/23/17
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Author: Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 9/23/17
8.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/sloalan/9090808202/in/photostream/
Author: ALAN SCHMIERER | License: Public domain as on 9/24/17 (cropped)
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