Picus (Chrysonotus) Grantia
Original description previously attributed to McClelland, but correct author is Horsfield#R. Closely related to G. viridis, and in the past the two were at times treated as conspecific. Recent observations and several specimens reinforce probability that a narrow hybrid zone between the two exists in N Thailand and, presumably, N Laos#R. Proposed form aristus (NE India) synonymized with nominate; poilanei (Cochinchina, in S Vietnam) is inseparable from indochinensis. Three subspecies recognized.
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