Powerful Woodpecker / Campephilus pollens

Powerful Woodpecker / Campephilus pollens

Powerful Woodpecker

SCI Name:  Campephilus pollens
Protonym:  Picus pollens AttiSestaRiun.Sci.Ital. p.406
Category:  Piciformes / Picidae /
Taxonomy Code:  powwoo1
Type Locality:  Colombia.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1845
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CAMPEPHILUS
(Picidae; Ϯ Ivory-billed Woodpecker C. principalis) Gr. καμπη kampē  caterpillar; φιλος philos  lover; "CAMPEPHILUS, n.  Picus, L. Sw.  Dendrocopus, Boie.   C. principalis, (L.) n.,  Pl. enl. 690." (G. Gray 1840); "Campephilus G. R. Gray, 1840, List Genera Birds, p. 54.  Type, by original designation, Picus principalis Linnaeus." (AOU Checklist, 7th ed., 1998, p. 346).
Var. Campiphilus, Campophilus.
Synon. Cniparchus, Dendrocopus, Ipocrantor, Megalopipo, MegapicosPhloeoceastes, Scapaneus.

pollens
L. pollens, pollentis  powerful  < pollere  to be powerful.

SUBSPECIES

Powerful Woodpecker (pollens)
SCI Name: Campephilus pollens pollens
pollens
L. pollens, pollentis  powerful  < pollere  to be powerful.

Powerful Woodpecker (peruvianus)
SCI Name: Campephilus pollens peruvianus
peruana / peruanum / peruanus / peruvia / peruviana / peruvianus / peruviensis
Peru. Said to be named after Biru, a local Inca encountered by the conquistadores (although the name is also accredited to a Panamanian cazique). Until the early 18th century the Viceroyalty of Peru included all Spanish possessions in South America.
● ex “Geai du Pérou” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 625, and de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Peruvian Jay” of Latham 1781 (syn. Cyanocorax yncas).
● ex “Coq de Roche du Pérou” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 745, and de Buffon 1770-1783 (Rupicola).
● Erroneous TL. Peru (= Brazil) (Tangara).
Erroneous TL. Peru (= Tahiti) (Vini).