Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Antillean Piculet (Nesoctites micromegas) - HBW 7, p. 436

French: Picumne des Antilles German: Hüpfspecht Spanish: Carpinterito Antillano

Taxonomy: Picumnus micromegas Sundevall, 1866, Brazil; error = Hispaniola.
No obvious close relatives. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • micromegas (Sundevall, 1866) - Hispaniola.
  • abbotti Wetmore, 1928 - Gonâve I, off W Hispaniola.