Nesoceleus

(syn. Colaptes Ϯ Fernandina's Flicker C. fernandinae) Gr. νησος nēsos island (= Cuba); genus Celeus Boie, 1831, woodpecker; "NESOCELEUS, gen. nov.  ...Genus propter nares omnino denudatas Celeinis adjungendum, quamvis habitu generali Colapti magis simile.  Typus, N. FERNANDINÆ, i.e. Colaptes fernandinæ, Vig. et auctt. ex Cuba" (P. Sclater & Salvin 1873).

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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).