VENILIORNIS

(Picidae; Ϯ Blood-coloured Woodpecker V. sanguineus) Genus Venilia Bonaparte, 1850, woodpecker; Gr. ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "21. VENILIORNIS, Bp.   a Venilia, Bp. nec Entom. — 158. sanguineus, Wagl. (albertuli, Bp.) — 159. kirki, Malh. — 160. cecilii, Malh." (Bonaparte 1854); "Veniliornis Bonaparte, 1854, Ateneo Ital. 2: 125. Type by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1855), Picus sanguineus Lichtenstein." (AOU Check-list, 7th ed. 1998, 341).   
Synon. Callipicus, Campias, Capnopicus, Dendrobates, Eleopicus, Phaionerpes, Phloeonerpes, Piculus.

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Recommended citation
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 21 January 2019).