Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Guayaquil Woodpecker (Campephilus gayaquilensis) - HBW 7, p. 533

French: Pic de Guayaquil German: Guayaquilspecht Spanish: Picamaderos de Guayaquil

Taxonomy: Picus Gayaquilensis Lesson, 1845, Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Formerly placed in genus Phloeoceastes with seven other species, all of which are now lumped into Campephilus. Forms a superspecies with C. guatemalensis and C. melanoleucos. May be conspecific with latter. Monotypic.

Distribution: W slope of Andes and adjacent lowlands, from SW Colombia (SW Cauca) S to NW Peru (S to Cajamarca).