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Suborder Pici Linnaeus 1758 (bird)

Reptilia - Piciformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 103970

Alternative spelling: Picae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Piciformes according to B. C. Livezey and R. L. Zusi 2007

Sister taxa: Picidae, Ramphastidae

Subtaxa: Capitonoidea, Picoidea, Rupelramphastoides

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore