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Colaptes auratus Linnaeus 1758 (northern flicker)

Reptilia - Piciformes - Picidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 129808

Alternative combination: Cuculus auratus

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

Sister taxa: Colaptes campestris, Colaptes oceanicus

Subtaxa: Colaptes auratus cafer, Colaptes auratus chrysocaulosus

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Ecology: volant insectivore