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Dryobates pubescens  (Linnaeus, 1766)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1145276

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Dendrocopos pubescens (Linnaeus, 1766)
    Picoides pubescens (Linnaeus, 1766)
  Common Name(s): Downy Woodpecker [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPiciformes  – Woodpeckers, pic-bois  
                            FamilyPicidae  – Woodpeckers, Wrynecks, fourmiliers, pic-bois  
                                  GenusDryobates F. Boie, 1826  
                                     SpeciesDryobates pubescens (Linnaeus, 1766) – Downy Woodpecker  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Dryobates pubescens fumidus Maynard, 1889  
                                        Subspecies Dryobates pubescens gairdnerii (Audubon, 1839)  
                                        Subspecies Dryobates pubescens glacialis Grinnell, 1910  
                                        Subspecies Dryobates pubescens leucurus (Hartlaub, 1852)  
                                        Subspecies Dryobates pubescens medianus (Swainson, 1832)  
                                        Subspecies Dryobates pubescens pubescens (Linnaeus, 1766)  
                                        Subspecies Dryobates pubescens turati (Malherbe, 1860)  

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  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 10.2), website (version 10.2), website (version 10.2)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2020. IOC World Bird List (v 10.2). Available at [Accessed 01 Dec, 2020]   
  Reference for: Dryobates pubescens   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2020.04.03, website (version 03-Apr-20)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Dryobates pubescens   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  






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