(syn. Climacteris Ϯ Brown Treecreeper C. picumnus) Gr. νεος neos new; genus Climacteris Temminck, 1820, treecreeper; "1,086. NEOCLIMA, gen. nov. Differs from Climacteris in its shorter, more slender, less curved bill and stronger feet, the longer wing with comparatively longer first primary. Type, Climacteris picumnus Temminck." (Mathews 1912).