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Male Red-bellied Woodpecker,
(Melanerpes carolinus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Meyer & Wolf, 1810
Suborders and families

Piciformes are order of birds contain about 67 living genera with a little over 400 species, of which the Picidae (woodpeckers and relatives) make up about half.