Definition of Campephilus principalis
1. Noun. Large black-and-white woodpecker of southern United States and Cuba having an ivory bill; nearly extinct.
Generic synonyms: Pecker, Peckerwood, Woodpecker
Group relationships: Campephilus, Genus Campephilus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Campephilus Principalis
Literary usage of Campephilus principalis
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1. List of the Specimens of Birds in the Collection of the British Museum by George Robert Gray (1848)
"campephilus principalis. The White-billed Woodpecker. Pens principalis, Linn. S. A". ip 173 ; PI. Hid. 690. ..."
2. Bulletin by United States National Museum (1914)
"campephilus principalis (not of Gray) CABANIS, Journ. fur Orn., 1856, 102. ... [Campephilus] principalis bairdi CORY, List Birds West Ind., 1885, 19. ..."