Lepidocolaptes is a genus of bird in the Dendrocolaptinae subfamily. These are relatively small woodcreepers with fairly long, thin and slightly decurved bills.
The Lesser Woodcreeper
was formerly included in this genus, but is now in Xiphorhynchus
- Remsen, J. V., Jr., C. D. Cadena, A. Jaramillo, M. Nores, J. F. Pacheco, M. B. Robbins, T. S. Schulenberg, F. G. Stiles, D. F. Stotz, and K. J. Zimmer. 2008. A classification of the bird species of South America. American Ornithologists' Union. Accessed 2008-08-16