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White-fronted Woodpecker

Melanerpes cactorum (d'Orbigny, ACVMD 1839)

The white-fronted woodpecker is a species of bird in the family Picidae. It is found mainly in Bolivia, Paraguay and Argentina. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
   Melanerpes
Scientific:
  Melanerpes cactorum


Original description

Citation:
  (d'Orbigny, ACVMD 1839)

Reference:
   Voy. Amér. Mérid. 4 livr.51 pl.62 fig.2

Protonym:
  Picus cactorum


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  5EEB01F73E7682CE

Avibase ID:
  avibase-5EEB01F7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5EEB01F7


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 553986

Geographic range:

  • Melanerpes cactorum: Arid se Peru (Puno?) to n Argentina, Paraguay and sw Brazil
English:
White-fronted Woodpecker
Catalan:
Picot dels cactus
Czech:
datel kaktusový
Danish:
Kaktusspætte
German:
Kaktusspecht
Spanish:
Carpintero de los Cardones
Spanish (Spain):
Carpintero de Los Cardones
Finnish:
valko-otsatikka
French:
Pic des cactus
Croatian:
bjeločeli djetlić
Hungarian:
fehérhomlokú küllő
Italian:
Picchio frontebianca
Japanese (romaji):
sabotengera
Japanese:
サボテンゲラ
Lithuanian:
Baltakaktis tamsianugaris genys
Dutch:
Cactusspecht
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvitpannespett
Norwegian:
Hvitpannespett
Polish:
dzięciur białoczelny
Portuguese:
Pica-pau-de-testa-branca
Portuguese (Brazil):
pica-pau-de-testa-branca
Russian:
Белолобый дятел
Slovak:
tesárik bieločelý
Serbian:
Beločeli detlić
Swedish:
vitpannad hackspett
Ukrainian:
Гіла кактусова
Chinese:
白额啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
白額啄木


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-fronted Woodpecker ( Melanerpes cactorum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pic des cactus ( Melanerpes cactorum)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pic des cactus ( Melanerpes cactorum)
Clements 1st edition:
White-fronted Woodpecker ( Centurus cactorum)
Clements, version 2021:
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Clements, version 2022:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
White-fronted Woodpecker ( Melanerpes cactorum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-fronted Woodpecker ( Melanerpes cactorum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-fronted Woodpecker ( Melanerpes cactorum)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Trichopicus cactorum
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Trichopicus cactorum
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Trichopicus cactorum
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-fronted Woodpecker ( Melanerpes cactorum)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-fronted Woodpecker ( Melanerpes cactorum)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
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South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
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South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
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South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
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South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
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South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
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South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
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South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
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South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
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South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
White-fronted Woodpecker ( Melanerpes cactorum)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melanerpes cactorum
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melanerpes cactorum

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Bengali: ধরাক঩ার কাঠমঠাকযা
Bengali (transliteration): dhalākapāla kāṭhaṭhōkarā*
Catalan: Picot dels cactus
Czech: Datel kaktusový
Danish: Kaktusspætte
German: Kaktus Specht, Kaktusspecht
English: White fronted Woodpecker, White-fronted Woodpecker
English, HBW: White-fronted Woodpecker
English (IOC): White-fronted Woodpecker
English (United States): White-fronted Woodpecker
Esperanto: Blankfrunta melanerpo
Spanish: Carpintero de los Cardones, Carpintero del cactus, Carpintero del cardón
Spanish (Argentine): Carpintero de los cardones, Carpintero del cardón
Spanish (Bolivia): Carpintero de los cardones
Spanish (Spain): Carpintero de Los Cardones
Spanish (HBW): White-fronted Woodpecker
Spanish (Paraguay): Carpintero del cactus
Spanish (Uruguay): Carpintero de los Cardones, Carpintero del Cardón
Estonian: valgekukal-maskrähn
Finnish: Valkootsatikka, valko-otsatikka
French: Pic des cactus
Guarani: Tiri tiri
Croatian: bjeločeli djetlić
Hungarian: fehérhomlokú küllő
Italian: Picchio dei cactus, Picchio frontebianca
Japanese (romaji): sabotengera
Japanese: サボテンゲラ
Scientific: Centurus cactorum, Melanerpes cactorum, Picus cactorum, Trichopicus cactorum, Trichopicus cactorum parvus
Lithuanian: Baltakaktis tamsianugaris genys
Dutch: Cactusspecht
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvitpannespett
Norwegian: Hvitpannespett
Polish: dzieciur bialoczelny, dzięciur białoczelny
Portuguese: pica-pau-de-fronte-branca, Pica-pau-de-testa-branca
Portuguese (Brazil): Pica-Pau de Fronte Branca, pica-pau-de-fronte-branca, Pica-pau-de-testa-branca
Portuguese (Portugal): Pica-pau-de-testa-branca, pica-pau-dos-cactos
Russian: Белоголовый меланерпес, Белолобый дятел, Кактусовый дятел
Slovak: tesárik bielocelý, tesárik bieločelý
Serbian: Beločeli detlić
Swedish: vitpannad hackspett, Vitpannad spett
Turkish: Ak alınlı ağaçkakan
Ukrainian: Гіла кактусова
Chinese: 白额啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 白額啄木

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