Bruce’s Green-Pigeon / Treron waalia

Bruce\'s Green-Pigeon / Treron waalia

Bruce's Green-Pigeon

SCI Name:  Treron waalia
Protonym:  Columba waalia Systemat.-Sum.Uebers.Zool.Entd. p.128
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  brgpig1
Type Locality:  Abyssinia = Tcherkin, near Lake Tsana, Ethiopia apud Grant, Ibis, 1915, p. 36.
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Publish Year:  1793
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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.

waalia
Abyssinian name Waalia for Bruce’s Green Pigeon; ex “Waalia Pigeon” of Bruce 1790 (Treron).