(Picidae; Ϯ Maroon Woodpecker B. rubiginosus) Edward Blyth (1810-1873) English zoologist, Curator of Mus. of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Calcutta; L. picus  woodpecker; "10. BLYTHIPICUS, Bp.  —  98. rubiginosus, Sw. (porphyromelas, Boie.)  —  99. pyrrhotis, Hodgs." (Bonaparte 1854); "Blythipicus Bonaparte, Ateneo Italiano, 2, 1854, p. 124. (Separately paged reprint, Consp. Vol. Zygodact., 1854, p. 9.) Type, by subsequent designation, Picus [i.e. Hemicircus] rubiginosus Swainson. (G. R. Gray, Cat. Gen. Subgen. Bds., 1855, p. 94.)" (Peters 1948, VI, 224).
Synon. Lepocestes, Phloistes, Plinthopicus, Pyrrhopicus, Venilia.

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 19 December 2018).