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Colaptes oceanicus Olson 2013 (Bermuda flicker)

PaleoDB taxon number: 371930

Full reference: S. L. Olson. 2013. Fossil woodpeckers from Bermuda with the description of a new species of Colaptes (Aves: Picidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 126:17-24

Belongs to Colaptes according to S. L. Olson 2013

Sister taxa: Colaptes auratus, Colaptes campestris

Type specimen: USNM 545286, a set of postcrania (sternum). Its type locality is Admirals Cave, red talus slope, which is in a Pleistocene cave siliciclastic in Bermuda.