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Taxonomic Serial No.: 553479

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Genus Blythipicus Bonaparte, 1854  
                                  Genus Campephilus G. R. Gray, 1840 – Ivory-billed Woodpeckers 
                                  Genus Campethera G. R. Gray, 1841  
                                  Genus Celeus Boie, 1831  
                                  Genus Chrysocolaptes Blyth, 1843  
                                  Genus Colaptes Swainson, 1825 – Flickers 
                                  Genus Dendrocopos Koch, 1816  
                                  Genus Dendropicos Malherbe, 1849  
                                  Genus Dinopium Rafinesque, 1814  
                                  Genus Dryocopus Boie, 1826 – Pileated Woodpecker 
                                  Genus Gecinulus Blyth, 1845  
                                  Genus Geocolaptes Swainson, 1832  
                                  Genus Hemicircus Swainson, 1837  
                                  Genus Hypopicus Bonaparte, 1854  
                                  Genus Meiglyptes Swainson, 1837  
                                  Genus Melanerpes Swainson, 1832 – Melanerpine Woodpeckers 
                                  Genus Mulleripicus Bonaparte, 1854  
                                  Genus Picoides Lacepede, 1799 – Pied Woodpeckers 
                                  Genus Piculus Spix, 1824  
                                  Genus Picus Linnaeus, 1758  
                                  Genus Reinwardtipicus Bonaparte, 1854  
                                  Genus Sapheopipo Hargitt, 1890  
                                  Genus Sphyrapicus S. F. Baird, 1858 – Sapsuckers 
                                  Genus Veniliornis Bonaparte, 1854  
                                  Genus Xiphidiopicus Bonaparte, 1854  

  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Picinae    
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Picinae   
  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: Picinae   

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