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The Caspian plover (Charadrius asiaticus) belongs to the family Charadriidae under the order Charadriiformes.

Caspian plover taxonomy

The Charadriidae is the family of dotterels and lapwings. The family Charadriidae was first described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The family Charadriidae comprises two subfamilies, Vanellinae and Charadriinae. The subfamily Charadriinae was first described by William Elford Leach in the year 1820.

The subfamily Charadriinae comprises eight genera, viz., Pluvialis, Oreopholus, Phegornis, Anarhynchus, Peltohyas, Elseyornis, Thinornis and Charadrius.

The genus Charadrius was first introduced by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758.

The genus Charadrius comprises 31 species. The species Charadrius asiaticus was first described by Peter Simon Pallas FRS FRSE (22 September 1741 – 8 September 1811) was a Prussian zoologist and botanist, in the year 1773.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Charadrius asiaticus
Species:C. asiaticus
Genus:Charadrius
Subfamily:-
Family:Charadriidae
Order:Charadriiformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Caspian plover - Charadrius asiaticus
1.Caspian plover - Charadrius asiaticus
Image by Tsrawal


Charadrius asiaticus
2.Caspian plover - Charadrius asiaticus
Image by Tsrawal

Charadrius asiaticus
3.Caspian plover - Charadrius asiaticus
Image by Tsrawal

Charadrius asiaticus
4.Caspian plover - Charadrius asiaticus
Image by Tsrawal

Charadrius asiaticus
5.Caspian plover - Charadrius asiaticus
Image by Francesco Veronesi

Charadrius asiaticus
6.Caspian plover - Charadrius asiaticus
Image by Lip Kee
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1.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Caspian_Plover_in_Koonthalulam,_India,_by_Dr._Tejinder_Singh_Rawal.jpg (cropped)
Image author: Tsrawal | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/16/18
2.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Image author: Tsrawal | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/16/18
3.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Tsrawal | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/16/18
4.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Tsrawal | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/16/18
5.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/francesco_veronesi/15456297617/ (cropped)
Author: Francesco Veronesi | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 7/16/18
6.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/lipkee/21184603295/ (cropped)
Image author: Lip Kee | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 7/16/18
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