Buru Green-Pigeon / Treron aromaticus

Buru Green-Pigeon / Treron aromaticus

Buru Green-Pigeon

SCI Name:  Treron aromaticus
Protonym:  Columba aromatica Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.778
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  pomgrp3
Type Locality:  Amboina = Burn.
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Publish Year:  1789
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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.

aromatica / aromaticus
L. aromaticus  aromatic, fragrant  < aroma, aromatis  spice  < Gr. αρωμα arōma, αρωματος arōmatos  spice.
● Amboina, Spice Is. (= Buru, Moluccas); ex “Columba viridis Amboinensis” of Brisson 1760, “Pigeon verd d’Amboine” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 163, and de Buffon 1770-1786, and “Aromatic Pigeon” of Latham 1783 (see Dendrophassa) (Treron).