(Picidae; Ϯ Greater Yellow-nape C. flavinucha) Gr. χρυσος khrusos  gold; φλεγμα phlegma, φλεγματος phlegmatos  heat, flame; "CHRYSOPHLEGMA FLAVINUCHA, Gould.  Yellow-naped Woodpecker.   ...   Head olive-green, washed with rufous on the forehead; occiput adorned with lengthened silky rich yellow feathers ...  primaries and inner webs of the secondaries chestnut, crossed by broad bands of, and largely tipped with, brownish black" (Gould 1850); "Chrysophlegma Gould, Bds. Asia, pt. 1, 1850, pl. [6] and text [= 6, pl. 36 of volume.] Type, by monotypy, Picus flavinucha Gould." (Peters 1948, VI, 130).
Synon. Brachylophus.

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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 19 January 2019).