Pygmy Woodpecker / Yungipicus kizuki

Pygmy Woodpecker / Yungipicus kizuki

Pygmy Woodpecker

SCI Name:  Yungipicus kizuki
Protonym:  Picus kizuki Pl.Col. livr.99 textpl.585
Category:  Piciformes / Picidae /
Taxonomy Code:  pygwoo1
Type Locality:  Japan, == Kyushu.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1835
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

Yungipicus
(syn. Picoides Ϯ Brown-capped Woodpecker P. moluccensis) Portmanteau of genera Yunx Linnaeus, 1766, wryneck, and Picus Linnaeus, 1758, woodpecker; "6. PICUS, L  ...   h. Yungipicus, Bp.  -  67. hardwicki, Jard. (variegatus? Wagl.)  -  68. mitchelli, Malh.  -  69. auritus, Eyton. (validirostris, Blyth.)  -  70. gymnophthalmus, Blyth.  -  71. moluccensis, Gm.  -  72. macei, Vieill. et Temm. (wagleri, Hartl.)  -  73. analis, Temm. et Bp. (pectoralis, Blyth.)  -  74. kisuki, Temm.  -  75. temmincki, Malh.  -  76. trisulensis, Licht. (canicapillus, Blyth.)  -  77. scintilla, Natterer.  -  78. semicoronatus, Malh. (rubricatus, Blyth.)  -  79. pygmæus, Vig. et Auct.  -  80. nanus, Vig. (cinereigula, Malh. adult.)" (Bonaparte 1854).  Recent work suggests that this genus may be worthy of recognition.   Var. Iyngopicus, Iungipicus, Iyngipicus, Jyngipicus, YunxipicusYyngipicus.

kizuki
French name “Kisuki” given to the Japanese Woodpecker by Temminck, 1836, based on supposed Japanese name Kizuki (= Kitutuki < ki  wood; tutuki  pecking), for a woodpecker (Picoides) (see kitsutsuki).

SUBSPECIES

Pygmy Woodpecker (ijimae)
SCI Name: Yungipicus kizuki ijimae
ijimae / ijimai
Prof. Isao Ijima (1861-1921) Japanese zoologist, collector, first President of the Ornithological Society of Japan 1912 (syn. Corvus macrorhynchos mandshuricus, syn. Horornis cantans, syn. Ixobrychus eurhythmus, Phylloscopus, syn. Picoides kizuki seebohmi, syn. Poecile varius, subsp. Riparia riparia, subsp. Syrmaticus soemmerringii, syn. Zosterops japonicus).

Pygmy Woodpecker (seebohmi)
SCI Name: Yungipicus kizuki seebohmi
seebohmi
Henry Seebohm (1832-1895) British businessman, ornithologist, oologist, traveller (subsp. Alaudala rufescens, Amphilais, syn. Anthus gustaviAtlapetes, subsp. Charadrius alexandrinus, syn. Chloris sinica kittlitzi, syn. Himantopus leucocephalus, Horornis, syn. Lanius borealis sibiricusLocustellaOenanthe, syn. Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus, subsp. Picoides kizuki, syn. Poecile palustris hensoni, subsp. Rhinoptilus cinctus, subsp. Turdus poliocephalus).

Pygmy Woodpecker (amamii)
SCI Name: Yungipicus kizuki amamii
amami / amamiensis / amamii
Amami Is., Riu Kiu Is., Japan.

Pygmy Woodpecker (kizuki)
SCI Name: Yungipicus kizuki kizuki
kizuki
French name “Kisuki” given to the Japanese Woodpecker by Temminck, 1836, based on supposed Japanese name Kizuki (= Kitutuki < ki  wood; tutuki  pecking), for a woodpecker (Picoides) (see kitsutsuki).