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Golden-cheeked Woodpecker
Melanerpes chrysogenys (Vigors, 1839)
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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
  Melanerpes

Scientific:
  Melanerpes chrysogenys

Citation:
  (Vigors, 1839)

Reference:
  Zool.Beechey'sVoy. p.24

Protonym:
  Picus chrysogenys

Avibase ID:
  100C01C400670444

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553989

Geographic range:

  • Melanerpes chrysogenys chrysogenys: Coastal lowlands of nw Mexico (s Sinaloa to Nayarit)
  • Melanerpes chrysogenys flavinuchus: W Mexico (Jalisco to se Puebla and e Oaxaca)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Golden-cheeked Woodpecker
Czech:
  datel ozdobný
German:
  Goldwangenspecht
Danish:
  Gulkindet Spætte
Spanish:
  Carpintero Cariamarillo
Finnish:
  mustakulmatikka
French:
  Pic élégant
Icelandic:
  Golden-cheeked Woodpecker
Italian:
  Picchio guancedorate
Japanese:
  meganeshimasegera
Japanese:
  メガネシマセゲラ
Dutch:
  Goudwangspecht
Norwegian:
  Gullkinnspett
Polish:
  dzieciur zlotolicy
Portuguese:
  Golden-cheeked Woodpecker
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Golden-cheeked Woodpecker
Russian:
  Золотощёкий меланерпес
Slovak:
  tesárik zlatolíci
Swedish:
  gulkindad hackspett
Chinese:
  金颊啄木鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Pic élégant ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Pic élégant ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Centurus chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Centurus chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Melanerpes chrysogenys [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Melanerpes chrysogenys [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Melanerpes chrysogenys [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Golden-cheeked Woodpecker ( Melanerpes chrysogenys) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Melanerpes chrysogenys [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Melanerpes chrysogenys [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Picot de galtes daurades
Czech: Datel ozdobný
Danish: Gulkindet Spætte
German: Goldwangenspecht, Goldwangen-Specht
English: Gold-cheeked Woodpecker, Golden cheeked Woodpecker, Golden-cheeked Woodpecker
Spanish: Carpintero Cachetidorado, Carpintero cariamarillo, Carpintero de Mejillas Doradas, Carpintero Enmascarado
Spanish (Spain): Carpintero Cariamarillo
Spanish (Mexico): Carpintero Cachetidorado, Carpintero cariamarillo, carpintero enmascarado
Estonian: laiksilm-leeträhn
Finnish: Mustakulmatikka
French: Pic élégant
Italian: Picchio guancedorate
Japanese: meganeshimasegera
Japanese: メガネシマセゲラ
Latin: Centurus chrysogenys, Melanerpes chrysogenys
Lithuanian: Auksaskruostis tamsianugaris genys
Dutch: Goudwangspecht
Norwegian: Gullkinnspett
Polish: dzieciur zlotolicy, dzięciur złotolicy
Russian: Золотощёкий меланерпес
Slovak: tesárik zlatolíci
Swedish: gulkindad hackspett, Gulkindad spett
Chinese: 金颊啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 金頰啄木

 

         

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