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Colaptes auratus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178154

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Carpintero de pechera [Spanish]
    Northern Flicker [English]
    pic flamboyant [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                  GenusColaptes Swainson, 1825 – Flickers  
                                     SpeciesColaptes auratus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Carpintero de pechera, Northern Flicker, pic flamboyant  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Colaptes auratus auratus (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                        Subspecies Colaptes auratus cafer (Gmelin, 1788)  
                                        Subspecies Colaptes auratus chrysocaulosus Gundlach, 1858  
                                        Subspecies Colaptes auratus collaris Vigors, 1829  
                                        Subspecies Colaptes auratus gundlachi Cory, 1886  
                                        Subspecies Colaptes auratus luteus Bangs, 1898  
                                        Subspecies Colaptes auratus mexicanoides Lafresnaye, 1844  
                                        Subspecies Colaptes auratus mexicanus Swainson, 1827  
                                        Subspecies Colaptes auratus nanus Griscom, 1934  
                                        Subspecies Colaptes auratus rufipileus Ridgway, 1876  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Colaptes auratus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Colaptes auratus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Northern Flicker[English], pic flamboyant [French]   
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2005), website (version Jul-2005)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "LIST OF THE 2,037 BIRD SPECIES (WITH SCIENTIFIC AND ENGLISH NAMES) KNOWN FROM THE A.O.U. CHECK-LIST AREA" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-46), maintained at   
  Reference for: Northern Flicker[English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Carpintero de pechera[Spanish]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Colaptes auratus   
  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: Colaptes auratus   
  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: Colaptes auratus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Colaptes auratus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Colaptes auratus, Northern Flicker [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  






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