Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

CAVS: 8126

Subspecies Climacteris (Climacteris) picumnus picumnus Temminck, 1824

  • Climacteris picumnus Temminck, C.J. & Laugier de Chartrouse, M. 1824. Nouveau Recueil de Planches Coloriées d'Oiseaux, pour servir de suite et de complément aux planches enluminées de Buffon. Paris : G. Levrault Vol. 3. [Date published 22 May 1824] [281].
  • Climacteris picumnus australis Mathews, G.M. 1912. A Reference-List to the Birds of Australia. Novitates Zoologicae 18: 171-455 [Date published 31 Jan 1912] [382].
  • Climacteris waitei White, S.A. 1917. Cooper's (sic) Creek Tree-creeper (Climacteris waitei). The Emu 17(1): 168-169 [Date published 15 Jan 1917] [168].
    Type data:
     Holotype SAMA B.2303 , SA: Innamincka.
    Paratype(s) SAMA B.2304 , SA: Innamincka.
    Secondary source:
     Condon, H.T. 1976. Vertebrate type-specimens in the South Australian Museum IV. Birds. Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) 17: 189-193 [192].
  • Neoclima picumna Mathews, 1913.




New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria

Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


NSW, Qld, SA, Vic: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Finke (FIN), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gawler (GAW), Kanmantoo (KAN), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Wet Tropics (WT)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • New South Wales: Bulloo River basin, Lake Eyre basin, Murray-Darling basin
    • Queensland: Bulloo River basin, Lake Eyre basin, Murray-Darling basin, NE coastal
    • South Australia: Lake Eyre basin, Murray-Darling basin, S Gulfs, SE coastal
    • Victoria

Ecological Descriptors

Casuarina-cypress woodland, dry sclerophyll forest, eremic riverine woodland, mallee (Eucalyptus) woodland, mulga woodland, temperate eucalypt, tropical eucalypt.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
12-Feb-2010 (import)