Mombasa Woodpecker / Campethera mombassica

Mombasa Woodpecker / Campethera mombassica

Mombasa Woodpecker

SCI Name:  Campethera mombassica
Protonym:  Picus (Campothera) mombassicus J.Orn. 32 p.262
Category:  Piciformes / Picidae /
Taxonomy Code:  momwoo1
Type Locality:  Mombasa.
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Publish Year:  1884
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.

mombasae / mombassica / mombassicus
Mombassa, British East Africa (= Mombasa, Kenya).