Green-backed Woodpecker / Campethera cailliautii

Green-backed Woodpecker / Campethera cailliautii

Green-backed Woodpecker

SCI Name:  Campethera cailliautii
Protonym:  Chrysopicos Cailliautii Rev.Mag.Zool. (2), 1 p.540
Category:  Piciformes / Picidae /
Taxonomy Code:  grbwoo2
Type Locality:  Africa; Mombasa designated by C. H. B. Grant, Ibis, 1915, p. 454, 455.
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Publish Year:  1849
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.

cailliautii
Frédéric Cailliaud (1787-1869) French naturalist, collector in Egypt and the Sudan 1815-1822 (Campethera).

SUBSPECIES

Green-backed Woodpecker (Plain-backed)
SCI Name: Campethera cailliautii permista
permista / permistus / permixta / permixtus
L. permixtus or permistus mixed, confused, disordered < permiscere to mix together.

Green-backed Woodpecker (Spot-backed)
SCI Name: Campethera cailliautii [cailliautii Group]
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.