Sulu Woodpecker / Yungipicus ramsayi

Sulu Woodpecker / Yungipicus ramsayi

Sulu Woodpecker

SCI Name:  Yungipicus ramsayi
Protonym:  Iyngipicus ramsayi Ibis p.598
Category:  Piciformes / Picidae /
Taxonomy Code:  phiwoo3
Type Locality:  Northeastern Borneo ; error, Sulu Islands.
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Publish Year:  1881
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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.

ramsayi
● Col. Robert George Wardlaw Ramsay (1852-1921) British Army in India and Burma 1872-1882, President of BOU 1913-1918 (Actinodura, syn. Cyornis banyumas lemprieri, Picoides, subsp. Psilopogon franklinii, subsp. Trochalopteron melanostigma).
● Dr Edward Pierson Ramsay (1842-1916) Australian zoologist, Curator of Australian Mus., Sydney 1874-1894 (syn. Burhinus grallarius, subsp. Ceyx pusillus, syn. Daphoeonositta chrysoptera, subsp. Lonchura castaneothorax (ex Donacola nigriceps Ramsay, 1877), subsp. Myzomela pammelaena, syn. Petroica goodenovii, syn. Ramsayornis modestus (ex Gliciphila subfasciata Ramsay, 1868), syn. Todiramphus sanctus, syn. Zosterops lateralis vegetus, syn. Zosterops rendovae).