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Habitat and Ecology
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Picus awokera
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
Japanese green woodpecker
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This species reaches about 30 cm in length, with bright green wings and tail, a red or black mustache and crown (as opposed to the black face of the green woodpecker), gray head, neck, and chest, and white underparts with black markings.
The Japanese green woodpecker is divided into at least two subspecies:
The binomial is a reference to the Japanese name of the species, aogera.