Brown-eared Woodpecker / Campethera caroli

Brown-eared Woodpecker / Campethera caroli

Brown-eared Woodpecker

SCI Name:  Campethera caroli
Protonym:  Chloropicus Caroli Rev.Mag.Zool. (2), 4 p.550
Category:  Piciformes / Picidae /
Taxonomy Code:  brewoo1
Type Locality:  Gaboon.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1852
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CAMPETHERA
(Picidae; Ϯ Little Green Woodpecker C. maculosa) Gr. καμπη kampē  caterpillar; -θηρας -thēras  hunter  < θηραω thēraō  to hunt  < θηρ thēr, θηρος thēros  beast, animal; "CAMPETHERA, G. R. Gray (1841).  Dendromus a, Swains.  Picus, Swains.  C. brachyrhyncha, (Swains.) G. R. Gray.   ...   a Used in Mammalogy." (G. Gray 1841); "Campethera G. Gray, 1841, List Genera Birds, 2nd ed., p. 70.  New name for Dendromus Swainson, 1837, preoccupied by Dendromus A. Smith, 1829 (Mammalia)." (JAJ 2021).
Var. Campetherus, Campothera.
Synon. Chrysopicos, Chrysoptilopicus, Cnipotheres, Dendromus, Ipagrus, Notopicus, Pardipicus, Stictocraugus, Stictopicus.

caroli
Late L. Carolus  Charles.
● Karl Johan Andersson (1827-1867) Swedish explorer in south-west Africa 1851-1867 (Anthoscopus).
● Charles Lucien Jules Laurent 2nd Prince of Canino and of Musignano and Prince Bonaparte (1803-1857) French ornithologist (Campethera, Polyonymus).
● Charles Lloyd Norman (1833-1889) English banker, father of ornithologist G. C. Norman (syn. Clamator jacobinus serratus).
● Charles Chubb (1851-1924) British ornithologist (syn. Crypturellus bartletti).
● Nathaniel Charles Rothschild (1877-1923) English banker, conservationist, entomologist (syn. Galerida cristata altirostris).

SUBSPECIES

Brown-eared Woodpecker (Western)
SCI Name: Campethera caroli arizela
arizela
Gr. αριζηλος arizēlos admirable, conspicuous.

Brown-eared Woodpecker (Carol's)
SCI Name: Campethera caroli caroli
caroli
Late L. Carolus  Charles.
● Karl Johan Andersson (1827-1867) Swedish explorer in south-west Africa 1851-1867 (Anthoscopus).
● Charles Lucien Jules Laurent 2nd Prince of Canino and of Musignano and Prince Bonaparte (1803-1857) French ornithologist (Campethera, Polyonymus).
● Charles Lloyd Norman (1833-1889) English banker, father of ornithologist G. C. Norman (syn. Clamator jacobinus serratus).
● Charles Chubb (1851-1924) British ornithologist (syn. Crypturellus bartletti).
● Nathaniel Charles Rothschild (1877-1923) English banker, conservationist, entomologist (syn. Galerida cristata altirostris).