(syn. Veniliornis Ϯ Scarlet-backed Woodpecker V. callonotus) Gr. καλλος kallos  beauty  < καλος kalos  beautiful; Late Gr. πικος pikos  woodpecker  < L. picus  woodpecker; "31. CALLIPICUS, Bp.  —  202. callonotus, Waterhouse. (cardinalis, Less. nec Gm.)" (Bonaparte 1854); "Callipicus Bonaparte, Ateneo Italiano, 2, May, 1854, p. 125. (Consp. Vol. Zygodact., p. 10, no. 31.) (Type, by monotypy, Picus callonotus Waterhouse." (Peters 1948, VI, 170).

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 21 January 2019).