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Colaptes auratus


Taxonavigation: Piciformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Classis: Aves
Informal group: Saurornithes
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithurae
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Piciformes

Familia: Picidae
Subfamilia: Picinae
Genus: Colaptes
Species: C. atricollis - C. auratus - C. auricularis - C. campestris - C. chrysoides - C. fernandinae - C. melanochloros - C. pitius - C. punctigula - C. rivolii - C. rubiginosus - C. rupicola


Colaptes Vigors, 1825: 457


  • Vigors, N.A. 1825. Observations on the Natural Affinities that connect the Orders and Families of Birds. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 14(3): 395-517. BHL   [original description: p. 457 - note]
  • Voisin C. & J.-F. Voisin, 2010: List of type specimens of birds in the collections of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle (Paris, France). 20. Piciformes (Part 2: Picidae). Journal of the National Museum (Prague), Natural History Series 179 (2): 7-26.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Flickers; woodpeckers
español: Carpinteros
português: Pica-paus