Robust Woodpecker / Campephilus robustus

Robust Woodpecker / Campephilus robustus

Robust Woodpecker

SCI Name:  Campephilus robustus
Protonym:  Picus robustus Verz.ausgestop.Saug.Vog. p.9
Category:  Piciformes / Picidae /
Taxonomy Code:  robwoo1
Type Locality:  Baia.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1819
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.

robustus
L. robustus  powerful, strong, robust  < robur, roboris  hardwood.
● ex “Robust Parrot” of Latham 1781 (Poicephalus).