(syn. Piculus Ϯ Crimson-mantled Woodpecker P. rivolii) Gr. ὑπο hupo  beneath; ξανθος xanthos  yellow (cf. specific name Colaptes hypoxanthus Blyth, 1854); "g. Colapteæ   ...   40. HYPOXANTHUS, Bp.  —  228. rivolii, Boissonn. (elegans, Fraser.)" (Bonaparte 1854); "Hypoxanthus Bonaparte, Ateneo Italiano, 2, 1854, p. 126. (Consp. Vol. Zygodact., p. 11.). Type, by monotypy and tautonymy, Picus rivolii Boissonneau = Colaptes hypoxanthus Blyth, 1845." (Peters 1948, VI, 109).

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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 www.hbw.com on 23 January 2019).