Uintornis Marsh 1872 (woodpecker)

Aves - Piciformes - Picidae

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1872. Notice of some new Tertiary and post-Tertiary birds. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 4(19-24):256-262

Parent taxon: Picidae according to K. Lambrecht 1933

See also Carroll 1988, Feduccia and Martin 1976 and Olson 1985

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

Subtaxa: Uintornis lucaris Uintornis marionae

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Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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