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Taxon profile

order

Piciformes Meyer & Wolf, 1810

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  superorder Neognathae - flying birds

Scientific synonyms

incl. Galbuliformes
Galbulae
Pici

Functions restricted to taxon Piciformes

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Included taxa

Number of records: 15

family Indicatoridae Swainson, 1837 - honeyguides
family Ramphastidae Vigors, 1825 - toucans
family Capitonidae Bonaparte, 1838 - New World barbets
family Picidae Leach, 1820 - woodpeckers
family Bucconidae Horsfield, 1821 - puffbirds
family Galbulidae Vigors, 1825 - jacamars
family Lybiidae Sibley & Ahlquist, 1985 - African barbets
family Megalaimidae Blyth, 1852 - Asian barbets
family Semnornithidae Prum, 1988 - toucan barbets

Fossil taxa

family Gracilitarsidae Mayr, 2001 inc.sed.
family Miopiconidae Mayr, 1998
family Picavidae Mayr & Gregorová, 2012
family Zygodactylidae Brodkorb, 1971 inc.sed.
genus Neanis Shufeldt, 1913 inc.sed.
genus Rupelramphastoides Mayr, 2005 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Piciformes]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Piciformes]
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Galbuliformes]

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Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon