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Picoides  Lacepede, 1799
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178249

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Pied Woodpeckers
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPiciformes  – Woodpeckers, pic-bois  
                            FamilyPicidae  – Woodpeckers, Wrynecks, fourmiliers, pic-bois  
                                  GenusPicoides Lacepede, 1799 – Pied Woodpeckers  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Picoides albolarvatus (Cassin, 1850) – White-headed Woodpecker 
                                     Species Picoides arcticus (Swainson, 1832) – Black-backed Woodpecker, pic à dos noir 
                                     Species Picoides arizonae (Hargitt, 1886) – Arizona Woodpecker 
                                     Species Picoides borealis (Vieillot, 1809) – Red-cockaded Woodpecker 
                                     Species Picoides dorsalis S. F. Baird, 1858 – American Three-toed Woodpecker 
                                     Species Picoides lignarius (Molina, 1782) – Striped Woodpecker 
                                     Species Picoides mixtus (Boddaert, 1783) – Checkered Woodpecker 
                                     Species Picoides nuttallii (Gambel, 1843) – Nuttall's Woodpecker, Carpintero californiano 
                                     Species Picoides pubescens (Linnaeus, 1766) – Downy Woodpecker, pic mineur, Carpintero velloso-menor 
                                     Species Picoides scalaris (Wagler, 1829) – Ladder-backed Woodpecker, Carpintero mexicano 
                                     Species Picoides stricklandi (Malherbe, 1845) – Strickland's Woodpecker, Carpintero de Strickland 
                                     Species Picoides tridactylus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Three-toed Woodpecker, pic tridactyle, Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker 
                                     Species Picoides villosus (Linnaeus, 1766) – Carpintero velloso-mayor, Hairy Woodpecker, pic chevelu 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Picoides    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Picoides    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Picoides   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.12.06, website (version 06-Dec-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Picoides   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Picoides   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Picoides   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, Edward C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd edition   
  Page(s): 1039   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-11701-2   
  Reference for: Picoides   

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