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Acorn Woodpecker
Melanerpes formicivorus (Swainson, 1827)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Piciformes »  family Picidae - woodpeckers, piculets and wrynecks

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 7

subspecies Melanerpes formicivorus albeolus Todd, 1910
subspecies Melanerpes formicivorus angustifrons Baird, 1870
subspecies Melanerpes formicivorus bairdi Ridgway, 1881
subspecies Melanerpes formicivorus flavigula (Malherbe, 1849)
subspecies Melanerpes formicivorus formicivorus (Swainson, 1827)
subspecies Melanerpes formicivorus lineatus (Dickey & van Rossem, 1927)
subspecies Melanerpes formicivorus striatipectus Ridgway, 1874

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Melanerpes formicivorus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 5.1 [575]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Melanerpes formicivorus (Swainson, 1827)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBa...], American Ornithologists' Union [as Melanerpes formicivorus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Melanerpes formicivorus (Swainson, 1827)]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [22680813]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Melanerpes formicivorus (Swainson, 1827)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Melanerpes formicivorus (Swainson, 1827)]
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Melanerpes formicivorus]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementsche...], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Melanerpes formicivorus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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