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Melanerpes  Swainson, 1832
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178185

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Centurus Swainson, 1837
 
    Asyndesmus Coues, 1866
 
  Common Name(s): Melanerpine Woodpeckers
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPiciformes  – Woodpeckers, pic-bois  
                            FamilyPicidae  – Woodpeckers, Wrynecks, fourmiliers, pic-bois  
                               SubfamilyPicinae   
                                  GenusMelanerpes Swainson, 1832 – Melanerpine Woodpeckers  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Melanerpes aurifrons (Wagler, 1829) – Golden-fronted Woodpecker, Carpintero cheje 
                                     Species Melanerpes cactorum (Orbigny, 1840) – White-fronted Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes candidus (Otto, 1796)  
                                     Species Melanerpes carolinus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Red-bellied Woodpecker, pic à ventre roux 
                                     Species Melanerpes chrysauchen Salvin, 1870 – Golden-naped Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes chrysogenys (Vigors, 1839) – Carpintero enmascarado, Golden-cheeked Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes cruentatus (Boddaert, 1783) – Yellow-tufted Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes erythrocephalus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Red-headed Woodpecker, pic à tête rouge 
                                     Species Melanerpes flavifrons (Vieillot, 1818) – Yellow-fronted Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes formicivorus (Swainson, 1827) – Acorn Woodpecker, Carpintero bellotero 
                                     Species Melanerpes herminieri (Lesson, 1830) – Guadeloupe Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes hoffmannii (Cabanis, 1862) – Hoffmann's Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes hypopolius (Wagler, 1829) – Carpintero pecho gris, Grey-breasted Woodpecker, Gray-breasted Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes lewis (G. R. Gray, 1849) – Lewis' Woodpecker, Carpintero de Lewis, Lewis's Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes portoricensis (Daudin, 1803) – Puerto Rican Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes pucherani (Malherbe, 1849) – Carpintero cara negra, Black-cheeked Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes pygmaeus (Ridgway, 1885) – Carpintero yucateco, Yucatan Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes radiolatus (Wagler, 1827) – Jamaican Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes rubricapillus (Cabanis, 1862) – Red-crowned Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes striatus (Statius Muller, 1776) – Hispaniolan Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes superciliaris (Temminck, 1827) – West Indian Woodpecker 
                                     Species Melanerpes uropygialis (S. F. Baird, 1854) – Gila Woodpecker, Carpintero del desierto 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Melanerpes    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Melanerpes    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Melanerpes   
       
  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 http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Melanerpes   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Page(s):    
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  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Melanerpes   
       
  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   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Melanerpes   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Peters, James Lee  
  Publication Date: 1948   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check-list of Birds of the World, vol. 6   
  Page(s): xi + 259   
  Publisher: Harvard University Press   
  Publication Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: Reprinted by Museum of Comparative Zoology in 1964   
  Reference for: Melanerpes   
       

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