Black-naped Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus melanospilus

Black-naped Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus melanospilus

Black-naped Fruit-Dove

SCI Name:  Ptilinopus melanospilus
Protonym:  Jotreron melanospila Ann.Mus.Civ.Stor.Nat.Genova 7 p.670
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  bknfrd1
Type Locality:  Menado, Celebes.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1875
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

PTILINOPUS
(Columbidae; Ϯ Rose-crowned Fruit Dove P. regina) Gr. πτιλον ptilon  feather; πους pous, ποδος podos  foot; "Genus. PTILINOPUS. Mihi.  Generic Character.  Alæ mediocres, remigum pinna prima apicem versus contracta, tertia quartaque longissimis.  Rostrum gracile.  Tarsi plumosi.  ...  PTILINOPUS purpuratus. (Var. Regina.)  ...  Tarsi covered with soft and thick-set feathers down to the divisions of the claws; the soles are broad and flat." (Swainson 1825); "Ptilinopus Swainson, Zool. Journ., 1, 1825, p. 473. Type, by monotypy, Ptilinopus purpuratus var. regina Swainson." (Peters 1937, III, 28).
Var. Ptilonapus, Ptilonopus, Ptilopus, Ptinilopus
Synon. Chlorotreron, Curotreron, Cyanotreron, Eutreron, Haemataena, Jambotreron, Jotreron, Kranocera, Kurukuru, Kurutreron, Lamprotreron, Laryngogramma, Leucotreron, Mezotreron, Neoleucotreron, Oedirhinus, Omeotreron, Poecilotreron, Ptilopodiscus, Reginopus, Spilotreron, Sylphidaena, Sylphitreron, Terenotreron, Thoracotreron, Thouarsitreron, Thyliphaps, Xenotreron.

melanospila / melanospilus
Gr. μελας melas, μελανος melanos  black; σπιλος spilos  spot.

SUBSPECIES

Black-naped Fruit-Dove (bangueyensis)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus melanospilus bangueyensis
banguey / bangueyensis
Banguey Is., North Borneo.

Black-naped Fruit-Dove (xanthorrhous)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus melanospilus xanthorrhous
xanthoroa / xanthorrhoa / xanthorrhous
Gr. ξανθος xanthos  yellow; ορρος orrhos  rump.

Black-naped Fruit-Dove (melanospilus)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus melanospilus melanospilus
melanospila / melanospilus
Gr. μελας melas, μελανος melanos  black; σπιλος spilos  spot.

Black-naped Fruit-Dove (chrysorrhous)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus melanospilus chrysorrhous
chrysorrhos / chrysorrhous
Gr. χρυσος khrusos  gold; ορρος orrhos  rump.

Black-naped Fruit-Dove (melanauchen)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus melanospilus melanauchen
melanauchen
Gr. μελας melas, μελανος melanos  black; αυχην aukhēn, αυχενος aukhenos  neck.