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Piculus is a genus of bird in the family Picidae. It contains the following species:

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Adult male Piculus simplex
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Genus: Piculus
Spix, 1824

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Three other species, formerly placed here, are now in Colaptes.