Fossil record of the Piciformes

Family incertae sedis

“Neanis” kistneri (Feduccia) [1]

Picavus litencicensis Mayr & Gregorova

Piciformes gen. & sp. ‘Herrlingen, Germany’

Capitonidae

Capitonides europaeus Ballmann
Capitonides protractus Ballmann

Gracilitarsidae

Eutreptodactylus itaboraiensis Baird & Vickers-Rich (?)

Gracilitarsus mirabilis Mayr

Lybiidae

Pogoniolus (?) sp. ‘Kohfidisch, Österreich’

Picidae

Australopicus nelsonmandelai Manegold & Louchart

Bitumenpicus minimus Campbell & Bochenski [2]

Breacopus garretti Campbell & Bochenski [2]

Dendrocopos major ssp. submajor Jánossy
Dendrocopos praemedius Jánossy

Melanerpes shawi Campbell & Bochenski [2]

Palaeonerpes shorti Cracraft & morony

Picus peregrinabundus Umanska
Picus pliocaenicus Kessler

Pliopicus brodkorbi Feduccia & Wilson

Ramphastidae (?)

Rupelramphastoides kopfi Mayr

Sylphornithidae

Jacamatia luberonensis Duhamel, Balme, Legal, Riamon & Louchart [1]

Oligosylphe mourerchauvireae Mayr & Smith

Palaegithalus cuvieri (Gervais)

Sylphornis bretouensis Mourer-Chauviré

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References:

[1] Anaïs Duhamel,  Christine Balme,  Stéphane Legal,  Ségolène Riamon, Antoine Louchart: An early Oligocene stem Galbulae (jacamars and puffbirds) from southern France, and the position of the Paleogene family Sylphornithidae. The Auk 2020
[2] Kenneth E. Campbell; Zbigniew M. Bochenski: A review of the woodpeckers (Aves: Piciformes) from the asphalt deposits of Rancho La Brea, California, with the description of three new species. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 2021

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edited: 31.01.2021