Picus Linnaeus 1758 (woodpecker)

Aves - Piciformes - Picidae

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

See also Lambrecht 1933

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

Subtaxa: Picus canus Picus gaudryi Picus viridis

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Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Hungary (1 collection), Italy (4), Romania (1), Spain (1)

• Miocene of Ukraine (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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