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Reinwardtipicus validus(Temminck, 1825)

Orange-backed Woodpecker

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Singapore
Label transcription: [Coll.d by A.R. Wallace. 1854 Hemilophus validus. Reiuv ♂ Singapore 144][No. Brit. Mus. Reg. Chrysocolaptes validus (Temm.) Loc. Singapore Excoll. a. R. Wallace]

Yuchen Ang
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Basic Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Piciformes: Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Residency Status:
Nationally Extinct


IUCN Redlist status:
Least concern

External Links


Reinwardtipicus validus (Temminck, 1825)
Hemilophus validus Reinwardt