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The orange-backed woodpecker (Reinwardtipicus validus) is a woodpecker found in southern Thailand, Malaya, Sarawak and Sabah in Malaysia, Brunei, Sumatra and Java. It is a member of the family Picidae and in the monotypic genus Reinwardtipicus. It sometimes is placed in the genus Chrysocolaptes.

Orange-backed woodpecker
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Genus: Reinwardtipicus
Bonaparte, 1854
Species: R. validus
Binomial name
Reinwardtipicus validus
(Temminck, 1825)

Chrysocolaptes validus


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