African piculet

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African piculet
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Genus: Sasia
Species: S. africana
Binomial name
Sasia africana
Verreaux & Verreaux, 1855

The African piculet (Sasia africana), sometimes placed in the monotypic genus Verreauxia, is a species of bird in the Picidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, and Uganda.