Red-backed Flameback / Dinopium psarodes

Red-backed Flameback / Dinopium psarodes

Red-backed Flameback

SCI Name:  Dinopium psarodes
Protonym:  Picus psarodes Cat.Rer.nat.rar. p.19 no.189,190
Category:  Piciformes / Picidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bkrfla2
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Publish Year:  1793
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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.

psarodes
Gr. ψαρος psaros  speckled, like a starling  < ψαρ psar, ψαρος psaros  starling; -οιδης -oidēs  -resembling; "Picus psarodes; nobis.  Picus cristatus; corpore supra, pro sexus diversitate, vario  ...  Habitat in India orientali. Pro varietate pici Bengalensis Linn. spec. 13. haberi posset. Ein Paar ganz neue gesprenkelte Spechte aus Ostindien" (Lichtenstein 1793) (Dinopium).