Phalaropodidae

Phalaropodidae

[fə‚ler·ə′päd·ə‚de]
(vertebrate zoology)
The phalaropes, a family of migratory shore birds characterized by lobate toes and by reversal of the sex roles with respect to dimorphism and care of the young.
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Taxonomicamente, estas se ubican dentro del orden Charadriiforme siendo las familias Haematopodidae, Charadriidae, Scolopacidae, Recurvirostridae y Phalaropodidae las que presentan especies netamente limicolas (Koepcke, 1964; Canevari et al.