Melanerpes

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Melanerpes
Red-bellied Woodpecker-27527.jpg
Melanerpes carolinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Subfamily: Picinae
Tribe: Melanerpini
Genus: Melanerpes
Swainson, 1832
Species

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Melanerpes is a genus of woodpeckers of the family Picidae found in the New World. The name comes from Latin, and means "black creeper".[1]

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