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Melanerpes erythrocephalus Linnaeus 1758 (red-headed woodpecker)

Reptilia - Piciformes - Picidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 129819

Alternative combination: Picus erythrocephalus

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

Belongs to Melanerpes according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Melanerpes carolinus, Melanerpes lewis, Melanerpes striatus, Melanerpes superciliaris

Ecology: volant insectivore