Tiga

(syn. Dinopium Ϯ Common Flame-backed Woodpecker D. javanense) Specific name Picus tiga Horsfield, 1822; "Gänzlich von dieser Art [Picus, Picoides] in der Schnabelbildung abweichend ist die Unterabtheilubng, welche man Tiga, Tiga, nennen könnte.   ...   Der sumatranische Tiga, Picus Tiga." (Kaup 1836); "Tiga Kaup, Thierreich, 2, 1836, Th. 1, p. 37. Type, by monotypy and tautonymy, Picus tiga Horsfield = Picus javanensis Ljungh." (Peters 1948, VI, 143).

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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 www.hbw.com on 10 December 2018).