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The treecreepers (Certhiidae) are a family of small passerine birds, consisting of two subfamilies:
- The typical treecreepers (Certhiinae) are a group of seven species found in Europe and Asia, with one representative, the Brown Creeper, in North America.
- The Spotted Creeper Salpornis spilonotus (Salpornithinae), which is found in India and Africa.
- Certhia - typical treecreepers
- Salpornis - Spotted Creeper
There are two other small bird families with treecreeper or creeper in their name, which are not closely related:
- the Australian treecreepers (Climacteridae)
- the Philippine creepers (Rhabdornithidae)