Colaptes Vigors 1825 (woodpecker)

Aves - Piciformes - Picidae

Parent taxon: Picidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Parmalee and Klippel 1982 and Schultz and Howard 1935

Sister taxa: Campephilus, Dendrocopos, Dryocopus, Homalopus, Jynginae, Jynx, Melanerpes, Nesoctites, Palaeopicus, Picinae, Picoides, Picumnus, Picus, Pliopicus, Sapheopipo, Sphyrapicus, Uintornis, Xiphidiopicus

Subtaxa: Colaptes auratus Colaptes campestris Colaptes oceanicus

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Ecology: volant insectivore


• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), the Bahamas (4), Bermuda (5), United States (27: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Virginia, Wyoming)

Total: 37 collections including 38 occurrences

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