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The ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres) belongs to the family Scolopacidae under the order Charadriiformes.

Ruddy turnstone taxonomy

The Scolopacidae is the family of sandpipers, curlews, snipes and turnstones.

The family Scolopacidae was first introduced by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz (22 October 1783 – 18 September 1840), a zoologist, botanist, writer and polyglot, in the year 1815.

The family Scolopacidae comprises fifteen genera, including genus Arenaria. The genus Arenaria is the genus of turnstones. The genus Arenaria comprises two species, Arenaria interpres and Arenaria melanocephala.

The genus Arenaria was first described by Mathurin Jacques Brisson (30 April 1723 – 23 June 1806), a French zoologist and natural philosopher, in the year 1760.

The species Arenaria interpres was first described (as Tringa interpres) by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758.

The species Arenaria interpres is polytypic and contains two subspecies, viz., Arenaria interpres interpres and Arenaria interpres morinella.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Arenaria interpres
Species:A. interpres
Ruddy turnstone - Arenaria interpres
1.Ruddy turnstone - Arenaria interpres
Image by Hans Hillewaert

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2.Ruddy turnstone - Arenaria interpres
Image by Juan Emilio

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3.Ruddy turnstone - Arenaria interpres
Image by Tim Bowman

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4.Ruddy turnstone - Arenaria interpres
Image by Gareth Rasberry

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6.Ruddy turnstone - Arenaria interpres
Image by Arnstein Rønning

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7.Arenaria interpres
Image by Dr. Raju Kasambe

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8.Arenaria interpres
Image by Peter Wallack

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9.Arenaria interpres
Image by Mark Peck
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Author: Hans Hillewaert | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 10/20/18
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