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Picus canus  Gmelin, 1788
Taxonomic Serial No.: 554125

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Grey-headed Woodpecker [English]
  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  
                                  GenusPicus Linnaeus, 1758  
                                     SpeciesPicus canus Gmelin, 1788 – Grey-headed Woodpecker  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Picus canus canus Gmelin, 1788  
                                        Subspecies Picus canus dedemi (Oort, 1911)  
                                        Subspecies Picus canus guerini (Malherbe, 1849)  
                                        Subspecies Picus canus hessei Gyldenstolpe, 1916  
                                        Subspecies Picus canus jessoensis Stejneger, 1886  
                                        Subspecies Picus canus kogo (Bianchi, 1906)  
                                        Subspecies Picus canus robinsoni (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906)  
                                        Subspecies Picus canus sanguiniceps E. C. S. Baker, 1926  
                                        Subspecies Picus canus sobrinus J. L. Peters, 1948  
                                        Subspecies Picus canus sordidior (Rippon, 1906)  
                                        Subspecies Picus canus tancolo (Gould, 1863)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Picus canus    
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Picus canus   
  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: Picus canus, Grey-headed Woodpecker [English]   

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