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  1. Fred Ruhe

    2 new genera and 3 new species of Picidae

    Genus Bitumenpicus gen. nov. Type species: Bitumenpicus minimus sp. nov., monotypic. Differential diagnosis: The holotypic tarsometatarsus differs from that of species of Sphyrapicus and Dryobates by having (1) Facies dorsalis flatter and relatively wider; (2) Shaft more robust (Figs. 8 and...
  2. Fred Ruhe

    2 new genera and 3 new species of Picidae

    Melanerpes lewis (Gray, 1849) Referred material: Melanerpes lewis is represented by 89 specimens, representing a minimum of 19 individuals. Online Resource 1 presents a complete listing of all specimens referred to this taxon. In addition, four other specimens were referred to Melanerpes sp...
  3. Fred Ruhe

    2 new genera and 3 new species of Picidae

    Genus Melanerpes Swainson, 1837 Comment: The genus Melanerpes is represented in North America by six species: M. lewis (Lewis’ Woodpecker), M. erythrocephalus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Red-headed Woodpecker), M. formicivorus (Acorn Woodpecker), M. uropygialis (Gila Woodpecker), M. aurifrons (Wagler...
  4. Fred Ruhe

    2 new genera and 3 new species of Picidae

    Systematic Palaeontology Class Aves Linnaeus, 1758 Order Piciformes Meyer and Wolf, 1810 Family Picidae Vigors, 1825 Genus Breacopus gen. nov. Type species: Breacopus garretti sp. nov., monotypic. Differential diagnosis: Holotypic carpometacarpus differs from that of the Recent genera...
  5. Fred Ruhe

    2 new genera and 3 new species of Picidae

    Kenneth E. Campbell, Jr. & Zbigniew M. Bochenski, 2021 A review of the woodpeckers (Aves: Piciformes) from the asphalt deposits of Rancho La Brea, California, with the description of three new species Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments. in press. doi:10.1007/s12549-020-00444-1...
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