Veniliornis maculifrons-2
A male Veniliornis maculifrons photographed on Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Subfamily: Picinae
Tribe: Melanerpini
Genus: Veniliornis
Bonaparte, 1854

Veniliornis is a genus of bird in the Picidae family. The Smoky-brown Woodpecker, previously V. fumigatus, is now provisionally in the paraphyletic Picoides, while two other species have been moved from there to the present genus.

It contains the following species:

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