Banded Woodpecker / Chrysophlegma miniaceum

Banded Woodpecker / Chrysophlegma miniaceum

Banded Woodpecker

SCI Name:  Chrysophlegma miniaceum
Protonym:  Picus mineaceus Indn.Zool. p.4 pl.4
Category:  Piciformes / Picidae /
Taxonomy Code:  banwoo2
Type Locality:  Highlands of Java.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1769
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CHRYSOPHLEGMA
(Picidae; Ϯ Greater Yellow-nape C. flavinucha) Gr. χρυσος khrusos  gold; φλεγμα phlegma, φλεγματος phlegmatos  heat, flame; "CHRYSOPHLEGMA FLAVINUCHA, Gould.  Yellow-naped Woodpecker.   ...   Head olive-green, washed with rufous on the forehead; occiput adorned with lengthened silky rich yellow feathers ...  primaries and inner webs of the secondaries chestnut, crossed by broad bands of, and largely tipped with, brownish black" (Gould 1850); "Chrysophlegma Gould, Bds. Asia, pt. 1, 1850, pl. [6] and text [= 6, pl. 36 of volume.] Type, by monotypy, Picus flavinucha Gould." (Peters, 1948, VI, p. 130).
Synon. Brachylophus.

miniaceum / miniaceus
Med. L. miniaceus  scarlet  < L. miniatus  painted vermilion  < minius  vermilion.

SUBSPECIES

Banded Woodpecker (perlutum)
SCI Name: Chrysophlegma miniaceum perlutum
perlutum / perlutus
L. perlutus  washed, bathed  < perluere  to wash.

Banded Woodpecker (malaccense)
SCI Name: Chrysophlegma miniaceum malaccense
malacca / malaccense / malaccensis / malacense / malacensis
Malacca, Malaysia. Melaka or Malaka are Malay names for a type of tree abundant in the region.
● ex “Grimpereau de Malacca” of Sonnerat 1782 (Anthreptes).
● ex “Crabier de Malac” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 911, “Crabier blanc et brun” of de Buffon 1770-1786, and “Malacca Heron” of Latham 1785 (syn. Ardeola speciosa).
● ex “Pic de Malacca” of Sonnerat 1782 (subsp. Chrysophlegma miniaceum).
● ex “Petite Tourterelle de Quéda” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Malacca Turtle” of Latham 1783 (syn. Geopelia striata).
● Erroneous TL. China, Java and Malacca (= India); ex “Chinese Sparrow” of Albin 1738, “Gros-bec de Java” of Brisson 1760, and “White-breasted Indian Sparrow” of Edwards 1764 (Lonchura).
● ex “Brève de Malacca” of Sonnerat 1782 (syn. Pitta brachyura).
● ex “Petit Paon de Malacca” of Sonnerat 1782 (Polyplectron).
● ex “Perruche de Malac” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 887, “Grand perruche à longs brins” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Malacca Parrakeet” of Latham 1781 (syn. Psittacula longicauda).
● ex “Petite Perruche de Malacca” of Sonnerat 1782, and “Blue-rumped Parrakeet” of Latham 1787 (syn. Psittinus cyanurus).

Banded Woodpecker (niasense)
SCI Name: Chrysophlegma miniaceum niasense
nias / niasense / niasensis
Nias I., Sumatra, Indonesia.

Banded Woodpecker (miniaceum)
SCI Name: Chrysophlegma miniaceum miniaceum
miniaceum / miniaceus
Med. L. miniaceus  scarlet  < L. miniatus  painted vermilion  < minius  vermilion.