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Order Piciformes Meyer and Wolf 1810 (bird)

Aves - Ornithurae

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

Sister taxa: Coraciiformes, Passeriformes, Sylphornithidae, Zygodactylidae

Subtaxa: Galbulae, Pici

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore