Definition of Campephilus principalis

1. Noun. Large black-and-white woodpecker of southern United States and Cuba having an ivory bill; nearly extinct.

Exact synonyms: Ivory-billed Woodpecker, Ivorybill
Generic synonyms: Pecker, Peckerwood, Woodpecker
Group relationships: Campephilus, Genus Campephilus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Campephilus Principalis

Campanula rapunculoides
Campanula rapunculus
Campanula rotundifolia
Campanula trachelium
Campanulaceae
Campanulales
Campari
Campbell
Campbell's ligament
Campbell sound
Campbellism
Campbellite
Campbellites
Campeche
Campephilus
Campephilus principalis
Camper's chiasm
Camper's fascia
Camper's line
Camper's plane
Campidanese
Campidanese Sardinian
Campinas
Campine
Campo Grande
Camponotus
Campsis radicans
Camptosorus

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. ..."

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