Flame-breasted Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus marchei

Flame-breasted Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus marchei

Flame-breasted Fruit-Dove

SCI Name:  Ptilinopus marchei
Protonym:  Ptilopus (Rhamphiculus) Marchei LeNat. 1 p.325
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  fbfdov1
Type Locality:  Luzon, type from a mountain northeast of Bayabas.
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Publish Year:  1880
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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.

marchei
Alfred-Antoine Marche (1844-1898) French naturalist, explorer, collector in West Africa, the Philippines, and the Marianas (Anthracoceros, syn. Chlorocichla simplex, Cleptornis, syn. Glareola nuchalis, syn. Hypotaenidia owstoni, syn. Numida meleagris galeata, Ramphiculus).