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The Eurasian wryneck (Jynx torquilla) belongs to the family Picidae under the order Piciformes.

Eurasian wryneck taxonomy

The family Picidae was introduced by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in a guide to the contents of the British Museum published in 1820.

The family Picidae has about 240 species arranged in 35 genera under four subfamilies. The four subfamilies are, Jynginae, Nesoctitinae, Picinae and Picumninae. The subfamily Jynginae is monotypic having only one genus, Jynx, under it.

The genus Jynx has only two species with unique characters classified under it. Jynx ruficollis is an African bird having three subspecies. Jynx torquilla is distributed in Europe, Asia and Africa.

There are four recognized subspecies of Jynx torquilla, viz., Jynx torquilla torquilla, Jynx torquilla tschusii, Jynx torquilla mauretanica and Jynx torquilla himalayana.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Jynx torquilla
Species:J. torquilla
Genus:Jynx
Subfamily:-
Family:Picidae
Order:Piciformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
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Jynx torquilla
1.Eurasian wryneck - Jynx torquilla 335
Image by Pepe Reigada

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2.Eurasian wryneck - Jynx torquilla
Image by Arnstein Rønning

Jynx torquilla
3.Eurasian wryneck - Jynx torquilla
Image by Arnstein Rønning

Jynx torquilla
4.Eurasian wryneck - Jynx torquilla
Image by Sumeet Moghe

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Jynx torquilla
5.Eurasian wryneck - Jynx torquilla
Image by Davidvraju

Jynx torquilla
6.Eurasian wryneck - Jynx torquilla
Image by Martin Mecnarowski (http://www.photomecan.eu/)

Jynx torquilla
7.Eurasian wryneck - Jynx torquilla
by Arnstein Rønning

Jynx torquilla
8.Eurasian wryneck - Jynx torquilla
by Arnstein Rønning

Jynx torquilla
9.Eurasian wryneck - Jynx torquilla
by Carles Pastor

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1.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Pepe Reigada | License: public domain
2.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jynx_torquilla_no_(cropped).JPG (cropped)
Author: Arnstein Rønning | License: CC BY 3.0
3.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/eaglestein/4921048842/ (cropped)
Author: Arnstein Rønning | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/30/17
4.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eurasian_Wryneck.jpg (cropped)
Author: Sumeet Moghe | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
5.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Davidvraju | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
6.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jynx_torquilla_1_(Martin_Mecnarowski).jpg (cropped)
Author: Martin Mecnarowski (http://www.photomecan.eu/) | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
7.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jynx_torquilla_-Norway-8.jpg (cropped)
Author: Arnstein Rønning | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/30/17
8.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jynx_torquilla_(Ramsoy).JPG (cropped)
Author: Arnstein Rønning | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
9.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Torcecuello.JPG (cropped)
Author: Carles Pastor | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
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