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Chrysocolaptes validus(Finsch, 1905)

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 Hernilopluus validus. Reiuv ♂ Singapore 144][No. Brit. Mus. Reg. Chrysocolaptes validus (Temm.) Loc. Singapore Excoll. a. R. Wallace]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Singapore.

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Piciformes: Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Hemilophus validus
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring