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Taxon: Order Piciformes Meyer & Wolf, 1810 - scansorial birds (bird)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Reptilia

Current position

Passerimorphae (Superorder) Sibley et al., 1988 Ref: B.C. Livezey & R.L. Zusi, 2007: 94.

Alternative positions

Carinatae (Infraclass) Merrem, 1813 Ref: P. Brodkorb, 1971: 256. [new position]
higher land birds (Superorder) Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 399.
Neognathae (Superorder) Pycraft, 1900 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 625.
Neornithes (Subclass) Gadow, 1893 Ref: B. Grzimek et al., 1974 (1970): 612.
Picae (Parvclass) (C. Linnaeus, 1758) Ref: B.L. Monroe Jr. & C.G. Sibley, 1993: 19.

Subsequent positions

Carinatae (Infraclass) Merrem, 1813 Ref: P. Brodkorb, 1971: 256 [assumed]

Historical positions

Passerimorphae (Superorder) Sibley et al., 1988 Ref: B.C. Livezey & R.L. Zusi, 2007: 94.
higher land birds (Superorder) Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 399, box 9.4.
Aves (Class) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: Anonymous, 1995
Picae (Parvclass) (C. Linnaeus, 1758) Ref: B.L. Monroe Jr. & C.G. Sibley, 1993: 19.
Neognathae (Superorder) Pycraft, 1900 Ref: C.M. Perrins, 1991 (1990): 21, 384.
Neognathae (Superorder) Pycraft, 1900 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 625.
Neognathae (Superorder) Pycraft, 1900 Ref: W.J. Bock, 1982: 995.
Neornithes (Subclass) Gadow, 1893 Ref: B. Grzimek et al., 1974 (1970): 612.
Carinatae (Infraclass) Merrem, 1813 Ref: P. Brodkorb, 1971: 256. [new position]

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 6f;68g;398s;140ss; ‡1s;1ss; †2f;6g
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 6f;68g;398s; ‡1s; †2f;6g
2007 B.C. Livezey & R.L. Zusi [6f]
1993 B.L. Monroe Jr. & C.G. Sibley [2io;5f];51g;356s
1991 (1990) C.M. Perrins 385s
1990 5f
1988 R.L. Carroll: 625 [3f]
1982 W.J. Bock 2so;6f
1971 P. Brodkorb [; †1f;6g]
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