acorn woodpecker

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acorn woodpecker

n.
A woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus) primarily of western North America and Central America, having a black, white, and red head and noted for storing large quantities of acorns.
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0 (Posada and Crandall 1998) was used to identify appropriate models of sequence evolution for haplotypes of Melanerpes formicivorus.
These trees grouped all Melanerpes formicivorus populations as a monophyletic group with high bootstrap support (100% of bootstrap replicates).
The clade corresponding to all Melanerpes formicivorus populations was well-defined and subclades with intriguing but inconclusive constitution were encountered.
Benitez-Diaz (1993) documented the existence of seven subgroups within Melanerpes formicivorus on the basis of external phenotype.
Genetic monogamy in single-male groups of Acorn Woodpeckers, Melanerpes formicivorus.