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Rufous Woodpecker [phaioceps or williamsoni]

Micropternus brachyurus [phaioceps or williamsoni] (= Micropternus brachyurus phaioceps) (Blyth, E 1845)

Classification
Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
   Micropternus
Scientific:
  Micropternus brachyurus phaioceps


Original description

Citation:
  (Blyth, E 1845)

Reference:
   J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 14 p.195

Protonym:
  Picus (Micropternus) phaioceps

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40131966


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  CA19179A8ED8410A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-CA19179A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CA19179A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 686438

Geographic range:

  • Micropternus brachyurus phaioceps: C Nepal and e India to se Tibet, Myanmar, s China and s Thailand
  • Micropternus brachyurus williamsoni: southern and southernwestern Thailand
English:
Rufous Woodpecker [phaioceps or williamsoni]
French:
Pic brun [phaioceps ou williamsoni]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Rufous Woodpecker [phaioceps or williamsoni] ( Micropternus brachyurus [phaioceps or williamsoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Rufous Woodpecker [phaioceps or williamsoni] ( Micropternus brachyurus [phaioceps or williamsoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Rufous Woodpecker [phaioceps or williamsoni] ( Micropternus brachyurus [phaioceps or williamsoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Rufous Woodpecker [phaioceps or williamsoni] ( Micropternus brachyurus [phaioceps or williamsoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Rufous Woodpecker [phaioceps or williamsoni] ( Micropternus brachyurus [phaioceps or williamsoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Rufous Woodpecker [phaioceps or williamsoni] ( Micropternus brachyurus [phaioceps or williamsoni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Rufous Woodpecker [phaioceps or williamsoni] ( Micropternus brachyurus [phaioceps or williamsoni])
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Celeus brachyurus phaioceps [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Micropternus brachyurus phaioceps [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Micropternus brachyurus phaioceps [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Micropternus brachyurus

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Related taxa

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Other synonyms

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English: Rufous Woodpecker [phaioceps or williamsoni]
French: Pic brun (phaioceps), Pic brun [phaioceps or williamsoni], Pic brun [phaioceps ou williamsoni]
Scientific: Celeus brachyurus phaioceps, Micropternus brachyurus [phaioceps or williamsoni], Micropternus brachyurus phaioceps, Picus phaioceps

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