(syn. Hylatomus Ϯ Pileated Woodpecker H. pileatus) Gr. φλοιος phloios  tree-bark  < φλεω phleō  to abound; τεμνω temnō  to cut; "Gen. PHLOEOTOMUS*) Nob. — Königs-Schwarzspecht.   Dryotomus Malh. 1849 (nec Sws. 1831). Driopicus (!!) Bp. 1854 (nec Dryopicos (!) Malh. 1850). Hylatomus (!) Baird 1854 & Hylotomus Scl. 1862 (nec Hylotoma Latreill. 180?).   229.—1. P. pileatus Nob.   Picus virginianus cristatus Briss. Orn. IV. p. 29. 10. — Picus pileatus Lin. Syst. Nat. I. p. 173. 3.   ...   *) Aus φλοιος (Rinde) und τεμνω (schneiden) zusammengesetzt." (Cabanis & Heine 1863); "Phloeotomus Cabanis and Heine, Mus. Hein., Th. 4, 1863, Heft 2, p. 102. Type, by monotypy, Picus pileatus Linné." (Peters 1948, VI, 151).

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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 12 December 2018).