Dendroplex

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Dendroplex
Straight-billed Woodcreeper.jpg
Straight-billed woodcreeper
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Furnariidae
Subfamily: Dendrocolaptinae
Tribe: Dendrocolaptini
Genus: Dendroplex
Swainson, 1827
Species

Dendroplex kienerii
Dendroplex picus

Dendroplex is a genus of bird in the woodcreeper subfamily (Dendrocolaptinae). It was long merged into Xiphorhynchus, but its distinctness was recently validated.[1][2]

It contains the following species:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aleixo, A., S. M. S. Gregory & J. Penhallurick. 2007. Fixation of the type species and revalidation of the genus Dendroplex Swainson, 1827 (Dendrocolaptidae). Bull. B. O. C. 127: 242-246.
  2. ^ Aleixo, A. 2002. Molecular systematics and the role of the "várzea"-"terra-firme" ecotone in the diversification of Xiphorhynchus Woodcreepers (Aves: Dendrocolaptidae). Auk 119: 621-640.