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Melanerpes (melanerpine woodpeckers)

Wikipedia Abstract

Melanerpes is a genus of woodpeckers of the family Picidae found in the New World. The genus was introduced by the English ornithologist William John Swainson in 1832. The word Melanerpes come from the Greek melas meaning black and herpēs meaning creeper. The genus includes 24 species:
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Species

Melanerpes aurifrons (Golden-fronted Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes cactorum (White-fronted Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes candidus (white woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes carolinus (Red-bellied Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes chrysauchen (Golden-naped Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes chrysogenys (Golden-cheeked Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes cruentatus (Yellow-tufted Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes erythrocephalus (Red-headed Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes flavifrons (Yellow-fronted Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes formicivorus (Acorn Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes herminieri (Guadeloupe Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes hoffmannii (Hoffmann's Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes hypopolius (Grey-breasted Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes lewis (Lewis's Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes portoricensis (Puerto Rican Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes pucherani (Black-cheeked Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes pygmaeus (Yucatan Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes radiolatus (Jamaican Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes rubricapillus (Red-crowned Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes striatus (Hispaniolan Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes superciliaris (West Indian Woodpecker) (Attributes)
Melanerpes uropygialis (Gila Woodpecker) (Attributes)

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