Knysna Woodpecker / Campethera notata

Knysna Woodpecker / Campethera notata

Knysna Woodpecker

SCI Name:  Campethera notata
Protonym:  Picus notatus Verz.Doubl.Zool.Mus.Berlin p.11
Category:  Piciformes / Picidae /
Taxonomy Code:  knywoo1
Type Locality:  'Terra Caffrorum''.
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Publish Year:  1823
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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.

notata / notatum / notatus
L. notatus  spotted, marked, marked out  < notare  to mark  < nota  mark  < noscere  to know.
● ex “Pato ipecutirí” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 437 (syn. Amazonetta brasiliensis).
● ex “Petite Perruche de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 456, fig. 2, and “Sosové” of de Buffon 7170-1783 (syn. Brotogeris chrysoptera).
● ex “Pic Tigré” of Levaillant 1808 (Campethera).
● ex “Grimpereau noir de Madagascar” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (Cinnyris).
● ex “Canard brun” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 1007 (syn. Melanitta fusca).
● ex “Traquet à Cul Roux” of Levaillant 1806, pl. 188, fig. 2 (syn. Phoenicurus ochruros rufiventris).
● ex “Ortolan de passage” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 511, fig. 2 (syn. Plectrophenax nivalis).