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The Darjeeling woodpecker (Dendrocopos darjellensis) belongs to the family Picidae under the order Piciformes.

Darjeeling woodpecker taxonomy

The family Picidae was first described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820. The family Picidae comprises four subfamilies, viz., Jynginae, Nesoctitinae, Picumninae and Picinae.

The subfamily Picinae was first introduced by Charles Lucien Jules Laurent Bonaparte (24 May 1803 – 29 July 1857), a French biologist and ornithologist, in the year 1838. The subfamily Picinae comprises several genera, including genus Dendrocopos.

The genus Dendrocopos was first described by Carl Ludwig Koch (21 September 1778 – 23 August 1857), a German entomologist and arachnologist, in the year 1816. The genus Dendrocopos comprises thirteen subspecies, including Dendrocopos darjellensis.

The species Dendrocopos darjellensis was first described by Edward Blyth (23 December 1810 – 27 December 1873), an English zoologist, in the year 1845.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Dendrocopos darjellensis
Species:D. darjellensis
Darjeeling woodpecker - Dendrocopos darjellensis
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4.Darjeeling woodpecker - Dendrocopos darjellensis
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5.Darjeeling woodpecker - Dendrocopos darjellensis
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6.Darjeeling woodpecker - Dendrocopos darjellensis
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1.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Darjeeling_Woodpecker_-_Bhutan_S4E9850_(16224265649).jpg (cropped)
Image author: Francesco Veronesi | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 2/14/18
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Image author: Dibyendu Ash | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 2/14/18
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