Olive-backed Woodpecker / Dinopium rafflesii

Olive-backed Woodpecker / Dinopium rafflesii

Olive-backed Woodpecker

SCI Name:  Dinopium rafflesii
Protonym:  Picus Rafflesii Mem.LifePub.Serv.SirT.S.Raffles[Raffles] p.669
Category:  Piciformes / Picidae /
Taxonomy Code:  olbwoo2
Type Locality:  No locality = Sumatra.
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Publish Year:  1830
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DEFINITIONS

DINOPIUM
(Picidae; Ϯ Common Flame-back D. javanense) Gr. δεινος deinos  mighty, huge; ωψ ōps, ωπος ōpos  appearance; "Description de 4 nouvelles espèces d'Oiseaux de l'Ile de Java, observés dans le museum de Mr. Peale à Philadelphie, Turnix javanicaDinopium (Picoides) erythronotus, Hirundo longipennis et Sylvia cuneata." (Rafinesque 1814); "Dinopium Rafinesque, Principes Fondamentaux de Somiologie, 1814, p. 2 of cover. Type, by monotypy, Dinopium (Picoides) erythronotus Rafinesque, which is based on "le picoïde à dos rouge", Bull. des Sciences de Soc. Philom., Paris, 3, 1803, p. 146 = Picus javanensis Ljungh." (Peters, 1948, VI, p. 143). 
Var. Dinopicus (Gr. πικος pikos  woodpecker). 
Synon. Brachypternopicus, Brachypternus, Brahmapicus, Chloropicoides, Chrysonotus, Gauropicoides, Mesospilus, Tiga.

rafflesi / rafflesia / rafflesii / rafflesius
Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles (1781-1826) English colonial administrator, Lt.-Gov. of Java 1811–1815, Benkoelen, Sumatra 1818–1824, founder of Singapore 1819, first President of Zoological Society of London (syn. Calyptomena viridisDinopium, syn. Eurylaimus ochromalus, syn. Hydrornis irena, subsp. Prinia flaviventris, Psilopogon, syn. Psilopogon haemacephalus, syn. Spatula cyanoptera).

SUBSPECIES

Olive-backed Woodpecker (rafflesii)
SCI Name: Dinopium rafflesii rafflesii
rafflesi / rafflesia / rafflesii / rafflesius
Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles (1781-1826) English colonial administrator, Lt.-Gov. of Java 1811–1815, Benkoelen, Sumatra 1818–1824, founder of Singapore 1819, first President of Zoological Society of London (syn. Calyptomena viridisDinopium, syn. Eurylaimus ochromalus, syn. Hydrornis irena, subsp. Prinia flaviventris, Psilopogon, syn. Psilopogon haemacephalus, syn. Spatula cyanoptera).

Olive-backed Woodpecker (dulitense)
SCI Name: Dinopium rafflesii dulitense
dulitense / dulitensis
Mt. Dulit, Sarawak, Borneo.