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Charadrius mongolus mongolusPallas, 1776

Lesser sand plover

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Aru Islands
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1857 Charadrius mongolicus. Pall. ♂. Aru Islands. 8 A. Newton. / mongolicus. Palls. (Sw.)]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Aru Islands .

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Charadriiformes: Charadriidae (Plovers)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Charadrius mongolicus ; Charadrius geoffreynis
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Aru Islands, Gilolo
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring