Little Gray Woodpecker / Chloropicus elachus

Little Gray Woodpecker / Chloropicus elachus

Little Gray Woodpecker

SCI Name:  Chloropicus elachus
Protonym:  Dendropicos elachus Proc.Biol.Soc.Wash. 32 p.8
Category:  Piciformes / Picidae /
Taxonomy Code:  ligwoo3
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Publish Year:  1919
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DEFINITIONS

Chloropicus
(Picidae; syn. Dendropicos † Fire-bellied Woodpecker D. pyrrhogaster) Gr. χλωρος khlōros  green; Late Gr. πικος pikos  woodpecker  < L. picus  woodpecker; "1. P. (Chloropicus) PYRRHOGASTER.   ...   2.       P. (Brachypternopicus) RUBROPYGIALIS.  ...  3. P. (Chloropicus) KIRKII.   ...   4. P. (Chloropicus) RUFOVIRIDIS.   ...   5. P. (Chloropicus) XANTHODERUS." (Malherbe 1845); "Chloropicus Malherbe, 1845, Revue Zoologique, VIII, p. 399.  For the benefit of The Key, type here fixed by subsequent designation, Picus (Chloropicus) pyrrhogaster Malherbe, 1845." (JAJ 2021).   
Var. Chloropicos.

elachus
Gr. ελαχυς elakhus small, little.