Cuban Green Woodpecker / Xiphidiopicus percussus

Cuban Green Woodpecker / Xiphidiopicus percussus

Cuban Green Woodpecker

SCI Name:  Xiphidiopicus percussus
Protonym:  Picus percussus Pl.Col. livr.66 pl.390
Category:  Piciformes / Picidae /
Taxonomy Code:  cugwoo1
Type Locality:  Cuba.
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Publish Year:  1826
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

XIPHIDIOPICUS
(Picidae; Ϯ Cuban Green Woodpecker X. percussus) Gr. ξιφιδιον xiphidion  dagger  < dim. ξιφος xiphos  sword; Late Gr. πικος pikos  woodpecker  < L. picus  woodpecker; "35. XIPHIDIOPICUS, Bp.  — 213. percussus, Temm." (Bonaparte 1854); "Xiphidiopicus Bonaparte, Ateneo Italiano, 2, 1854, p. 126. (separately paged reprint, Consp. Vol. Zygodact., p. 11.) Type, by monotypy Picus percussus Temminck." (Peters 1948, VI, 218).
Var. Xiphidiopipo (Gr. πιπω pipō  spotted woodpecker).
Synon. Dolichopicos.

percussa / percussum / percussus
L. percussus  slain, stabbed (i.e. blood-stained)  < percutere  to strike down  < per  by, through; quatere  to shatter.

SUBSPECIES

Cuban Green Woodpecker (percussus)
SCI Name: Xiphidiopicus percussus percussus
percussa / percussum / percussus
L. percussus  slain, stabbed (i.e. blood-stained)  < percutere  to strike down  < per  by, through; quatere  to shatter.

Cuban Green Woodpecker (insulaepinorum)
SCI Name: Xiphidiopicus percussus insulaepinorum
insulaepinorum
Isle of Pines (= Isla de Pinos = Isla de la Juventud), Cuba.