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Gabon or Melancholy Woodpecker

Dendropicos [gabonensis or lugubris] (= Dendropicos gabonensis) (Verreaux, JP; Verreaux, JBÉ 1851)

The Gabon woodpecker is a species of small woodpecker in the family Picidae which occurs in western central Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
   Dendropicos
Scientific:
  Dendropicos gabonensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Verreaux, JP; Verreaux, JBÉ 1851)

Reference:
   Rev. Mag. Zool. Pure Appl. (2), 3 p.513

Protonym:
  Dendrobates Gabonensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2321482


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  D24EA5624A0D5A1E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-D24EA562

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D24EA562


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554014

Geographic range:

  • Dendropicos lugubris: Sierra Leone to se Ghana, s Nigeria and sw Cameroon
  • Dendropicos gabonensis gabonensis: S Cameroon to Cent. Afr. Rep., Democratic Republic of the Congo, w Uganda and n Angola
  • Dendropicos gabonensis reichenowi: S Nigeria and extreme sw Cameroon
English:
Gabon or Melancholy Woodpecker
French:
Pic du Gabon ou P. à raies noires


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Gabon or Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos [gabonensis or lugubris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Gabon or Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos [gabonensis or lugubris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Gabon or Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos [gabonensis or lugubris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Gabon or Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos [gabonensis or lugubris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Gabon or Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos [gabonensis or lugubris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Gabon or Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos [gabonensis or lugubris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Gabon or Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos [gabonensis or lugubris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Gabon or Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos [gabonensis or lugubris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Gabon or Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos [gabonensis or lugubris])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pic du Gabon ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Gabon Woodpecker ( Dendropicos gabonensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dendropicos gabonensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: Picot del Gabon
Czech: Datel gabonský
Danish: Gabonspætte
German: Gabunspecht, Trauerspecht
English: Gabon or Melancholy Woodpecker, Gabon Woodpecker
Esperanto: Gabona pego
Spanish: Pico de Gabon
Estonian: tähnik-väikerähn
Finnish: Pisaratikkanen
French: Pic à raies noires, Pic du Gabon, Pic du Gabon ou P. à raies noires, Pic vert du Gabon
Italian: Picchio del Gabon
Japanese (romaji): gomafugera
Japanese: ゴマフゲラ
Scientific: Dendrobates Gabonensis, Dendropicos [gabonensis or lugubris], Dendropicos gabonensis, Dendropicos gabonensis gabonensis
Lithuanian: Gaboninis savaninis genys
Dutch: Gabonspecht
Norwegian: Flekkspett
Polish: dzieciol pregouchy, dzięcioł pręgouchy
Russian: Габонский саванный дятел
Slovak: datel gabonský
Swedish: Gabonspett
Ukrainian: Дятел габонський
Chinese: 加蓬啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 加彭啄木

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