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Little Spotted or Green-backed Woodpecker

Campethera [cailliautii or permista] (= Campethera cailliautii) (Malherbe, A 1849)

The little spotted woodpecker or green-backed woodpecker, is a species of bird in the family Picidae. It is native to large parts of tropical central Africa. It has an extensive range and is an uncommon species, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated its conservation status as being of "least concern". Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
   Campethera
Scientific:
  Campethera cailliautii


Original description

Citation:
  (Malherbe, A 1849)

Reference:
   Rev. Mag. Zool. Pure Appl. (2), 1 p.540

Protonym:
  Chrysopicos Cailliautii

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2343760


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F8E7707C46947B27

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F8E7707C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F8E7707C


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554004

Geographic range:

  • Campethera cailliautii cailliautii: Coastal s Somalia through Kenya to ne Tanzania; Zanzibar
  • Campethera cailliautii nyansae: SW Ethiopia to sw Kenya, nw Tanzania, e Democratic Republic of the Congo and ne Angola
  • Campethera cailliautii loveridgei: Central Tanzania to extreme e Zimbabwe and Mozambique
  • Campethera permista: eastern Ghana east to extreme southwestern South Sudan and southwestern Uganda, south to northern Angola and southern Democratic Republic of the Congo
English:
Little Spotted or Green-backed Woodpecker
French:
Pic de Cailliaud ou P. à dos vert


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Little Spotted or Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera [cailliautii or permista])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Little Spotted or Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera [cailliautii or permista])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Little Spotted or Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera [cailliautii or permista])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Little Spotted or Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera [cailliautii or permista])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Little Spotted or Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera [cailliautii or permista])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Little Spotted or Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera [cailliautii or permista])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Little Spotted or Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera [cailliautii or permista])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Little Spotted or Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera [cailliautii or permista])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Little Spotted or Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera [cailliautii or permista])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pic de Cailliaut ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Green-backed Woodpecker ( Campethera cailliautii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Campethera cailliautii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Campethera cailliautii [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Campethera [cailliautii, permista or maculosa]

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Related taxa

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Other synonyms

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Afrikaans: Gevlekte Speg
Catalan: Picot de Cailliaut
Czech: Datel zelenohrbetý, datel zelenohřbetý
Danish: Grønrygget Spætte
German: Tüpfelspecht
English: Green-backed Woodpecker, Little Spotted or Green-backed Woodpecker, Little Spotted Woodpecker
English, HBW: Little Spotted/Little Green Woodpecker
English (IOC): Green-backed Woodpecker
English (Kenya): Green-backed Woodpecker
English (United States): Green-backed Woodpecker
Esperanto: Verddorsa kampetero
Spanish: Pico de Lomo Verde, Pito de Cailliaud, Pito de Cailliaut
Spanish (Spain): Pito de Cailliaud
Spanish (HBW): Green-backed Woodpecker
Estonian: väike-helmesrähn
Finnish: Täplätikka
French: Pic à dos vert, Pic de Cailliaud, Pic de Cailliaud ou P. à dos vert, Pic de Cailliaut, Pic de Cailliaut ou P. à dos vert
Croatian: zelenoleđi djetlić
Italian: Picchio di Cailliaut, Picchio dorsoverde
Japanese (romaji): himeafurikaaogera
Japanese: ヒメアフリカアオゲラ
Scientific: Campethera [cailliautii or permista], Campethera cailliautii, Campethera cailliautii cailliautii, Chrysopicos Cailliautii
Lithuanian: Žalianugarė kampetera
Dutch: Groenrugspecht
Norwegian Nynorsk: Grønryggspett
Norwegian: Grønnryggspett
Polish: dzieciolik zielonogrzbiety, dzięciolik zielonogrzbiety
Portuguese: Pica-pau-de-dorso-verde
Portuguese (Portugal): pica-pau-de-dorso-verde
Russian: Зеленоспинный дятел, Пятнистая кампетера
Slovak: žlna zelenochrbtá
Serbian: Zelenoleđi detlić
Swedish: Afrikansk grönspett, grönryggig hackspett
Swahili: Kigong'ota Madoa
Turkish: Yeşil sırtlı ağaçkakan
Ukrainian: Дятлик зеленокрилий
Chinese: 绿背啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲綠背啄木

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