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The Himalayan woodpecker (Dendrocopos himalayensis) belongs to the family Picidae under the order Piciformes.

Himalayan woodpecker taxonomy

The Picidae is the family of woodpeckers, piculets, wrynecks, and sapsuckers. The 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, Picumninae, Nesoctitinae 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 31 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 contains 13 species, including Dendrocopos himalayensis.

The species Dendrocopos himalayensis was first described by Sir William Jardine and Prideaux John Selby in the year 1835. The species Dendrocopos himalayensis is polytypic and comprises subspecies D. h. himalayensis and D. h. albescens.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Dendrocopos himalayensis
Species:D. himalayensis
Genus:Dendrocopos
Subfamily:-
Family:Picidae
Order:Piciformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Himalayan woodpecker - Dendrocopos himalayensis
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Photo by Mike Prince


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2.Himalayan woodpecker - Dendrocopos himalayensis
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3.Himalayan woodpecker - Dendrocopos himalayensis
Photo by Prateik Kulkarni

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4.Himalayan woodpecker - Dendrocopos himalayensis
Photo by J.M.Garg

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5.Himalayan woodpecker - Dendrocopos himalayensis
Photo by J.M.Garg

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6.Himalayan woodpecker - Dendrocopos himalayensis
Photo by Mike Prince

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7.Himalayan woodpecker - Dendrocopos himalayensis
Photo by Prateik Kulkarni
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1.Photo source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeprince/14362987227/ (cropped)
Author: Mike Prince | License: CC BY 2.0 as on3/22/18
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Author: J.M.Garg | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on3/22/18
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