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Melancholy Woodpecker

Dendropicos lugubris Hartlaub, 1857

The Melancholy Woodpecker, Dendropicos lugubris, is a species of woodpecker. It is found in Africa from Sierra Leone east to Nigeria. It is often considered to be a subspecies of Gabon Woodpecker, Dendropicos gabonensis, but here it is treated as a separate species following the Handbook of the Birds of the World. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Piciformes
Family:
  Picidae
Genus:
  Dendropicos

Scientific:
  Dendropicos lugubris

Citation:
  Hartlaub, 1857

Reference:
  Syst.Orn.Westafr. p.178

Protonym:
  Dendropicus lugubris

Avibase ID:
  735D837CEF725D42

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/735D837C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 686146

Geographic range:

  • Dendropicos lugubris: Sierra Leone to se Ghana, s Nigeria and sw Cameroon
Saozneg - RU:
Melancholy Woodpecker
Tchekeg:
datel západoafrický
Alamaneg:
Düsterspecht
daneg:
Sørgespætte
Spagnoleg:
Pito Lúgubre
Finneg:
surutikkanen
Galleg:
Pic à raies noires
Italianeg:
Picchio malinconico
Japaneg:
yuuutsukogera
japaneg:
ユウウツコゲラ
Nederlandeg:
Melancholische Specht
Norvegeg:
Sørgespett
Norvegeg:
Sørgjespett
Poloneg:
dzieciol czarnouchy
Rusianeg:
Меланхольный саванный дятел
Sloveg:
ďateľ tmavosluchý
Svedeg:
dysterspett
Ukrainiek:
Дятел плямистобокий
Sinaeg:
哀啄木鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos lugubris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos lugubris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos lugubris) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos lugubris) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos lugubris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos lugubris) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos lugubris) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos lugubris) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pic à raies noires ( Dendropicos lugubris) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos lugubris) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendrocopos lugubris) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos lugubris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos lugubris) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Chloropicus lugubris) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Chloropicus lugubris) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Chloropicus lugubris) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Chloropicus lugubris) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Dendropicos gabonensis lugubris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Dendropicos gabonensis lugubris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Dendropicos gabonensis lugubris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Dendropicos gabonensis lugubris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Dendropicos gabonensis lugubris [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Dendropicos gabonensis lugubris [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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James Lee Peters (original):
Dendropicos lugubris lugubris [version 2]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Dendropicos lugubris lugubris [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos lugubris) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Melancholy Woodpecker ( Dendropicos lugubris) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dendropicos gabonensis lugubris [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dendropicos lugubris [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Dendropicos [gabonensis or lugubris] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Katalaneg: Picot lúgubre
Tchekeg: datel západoafrický
daneg: Sørgespætte
Alamaneg: Düsterspecht
Saozneg - RU: Melancholy Woodpecker
English (IOC): Melancholy Woodpecker
Spagnoleg: Pito Lúgubre
Spanish (Spain): Pito Lúgubre
Spanish (HBW): Melancholy Woodpecker
Estoneg: võra-väikerähn
Finneg: Surutikkanen
Galleg: Pic à raies noires, Pic mélancolique
Italianeg: Picchio malinconico
Japaneg: yuuutsukogera
japaneg: ユウウツコゲラ
scientific: Chloropicus lugubris, Dendrocopos lugubris, Dendropicos gabonensis lugubris, Dendropicos lugubris, Dendropicos lugubris lugubris, Dendropicus lugubris
lituaneg: Niūrusis savaninis genys
Nederlandeg: Melancholische Specht
Norvegeg: Sørgjespett
Norvegeg: Sørgespett
Poloneg: dzieciol czarnouchy, dzięcioł czarnouchy
Rusianeg: Меланхольный саванный дятел
Sloveg: ďateľ tmavosluchý
Svedeg: dysterspett, Sorgspett
Ukrainiek: Дятел плямистобокий
Sinaeg: 哀啄木鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 哀啄木

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