Fine-spotted Woodpecker / Campethera punctuligera

Fine-spotted Woodpecker / Campethera punctuligera

Fine-spotted Woodpecker

SCI Name:  Campethera punctuligera
Protonym:  Picus punctuligerus Syst.Av. Picus [p.27] sp.36
Category:  Piciformes / Picidae /
Taxonomy Code:  fiswoo1
Type Locality:  Senegambia.
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Publish Year:  1827
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.

punctuliger / punctuligera / punctuligerus
L. punctulum  small spot  < dim. punctum  spot  < pungere  to puncture; -gera  -bearing  < gerere  to carry.

SUBSPECIES

Fine-spotted Woodpecker (punctuligera)
SCI Name: Campethera punctuligera punctuligera
punctuliger / punctuligera / punctuligerus
L. punctulum  small spot  < dim. punctum  spot  < pungere  to puncture; -gera  -bearing  < gerere  to carry.

Fine-spotted Woodpecker (balia)
SCI Name: Campethera punctuligera balia
balia
L. balius (?error for badius) chestnut-coloured, dark.