Mesopicos goertae

This taxon is Not Recognised as a species by BirdLife International.

Taxonomic note
Dendropicos goertae and D. spodocephalus (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) were previously placed in the genus Mesopicos and lumped as M. goertae following Dowsett and Forbes-Watson (1993). Prior to that they had been placed in Dendropicos and split as D. goertae and D. spodocephalus following Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Mesopicos goertae. Downloaded from on 04/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 04/12/2016.