Andaman Green-Pigeon / Treron chloropterus

Andaman Green-Pigeon / Treron chloropterus

Andaman Green-Pigeon

SCI Name:  Treron chloropterus
Protonym:  Treron chloroptera Ind.Sport.Rev. 2 p.28
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  pomgrp4
Type Locality:  Nicobars.
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Publish Year:  1846
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DEFINITIONS

TRERON
(Columbidae; Ϯ Thick-billed Green Pigeon T. curvirostra) Gr. τρηρων trērōn, τρηρωνος trērōnos  pigeon, dove  < τρεω treō  to flee in fear; "TRÉRON, Treron.  Columba, Linn. Gm. Lath.  Bec un peu robuste, caréné en dessus, droit à la base, crochu vers le bout. — Ailes longues, pointues.  Esp. Columba curvirostra, Gm." (Vieillot 1816); "Treron Vieillot, Analyse, 1816, p. 49. Type, by monotypy, Columba curvirostra Gmelin." (Peters 1937, III, 14).
Var. Theron, Trenon.
Synon. Ancistroa, Butreron, Crocopus, Dendrophaps, Dendrophassa, Osmotreron, Phalacrotreron, Rhamphotreron, Rhombura, Romeris, Sphenocercus, Sphenoena, Sphenotreron, Sphenurus, Toria, Vinago.

chloroptera / chloropterus
Gr. χλωρος khlōros yellow; -πτερος -pteros -winged < πτερον pteron wing.