Gray-cheeked Green-Pigeon / Treron griseicauda

Gray-cheeked Green-Pigeon / Treron griseicauda

Gray-cheeked Green-Pigeon

SCI Name:  Treron griseicauda
Protonym:  Treron griseicauda ListBirdsBrit.Mus. pt4 p.10
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  gycpig1
Type Locality:  Sula Islands and Celebes; the types in the British Museum are from Macassar.
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Publish Year:  1857
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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.

griseicauda
Med. L. griseum grey; L. cauda tail.

SUBSPECIES

Gray-cheeked Green-Pigeon (sangirensis)
SCI Name: Treron griseicauda sangirensis
sanghirana / sanghirense / sanghirensis / sangirensis
Sanghir I., Dutch East Indies / Sangihe I., Indonesia.

Gray-cheeked Green-Pigeon (wallacei)
SCI Name: Treron griseicauda wallacei
wallaceana / wallaceanus / wallacei / wallaciana / wallacii
● Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) British zoologist, joint originator of the theory of evolution by natural selection, father of zoogeography, collector in Brazil and the East Indies (subsp. Accipiter fasciatus, Aegotheles, Ceyx, syn. Ceyx azureus lessonii, subsp. Chalcophaps stephani, syn. Dendrocincla fuliginosa, syn. Dicrurus leucophaeus, syn. Dicrurus paradiseus formosus, syn. Eos squamata, Eulipoa, Habroptila, Heleia, subsp. Hemiprocne longipennis, syn. Lonchura quinticolor, subsp. Mulleripicus fulvus, syn. Paradisaea apoda, subsp. Patagioenas plumbea, subsp. Picumnus aurifrons, subsp. Pipromorpha oleaginea, syn. Prioniturus platurus, subsp. Procnias albus, Ptilinopus, subsp. Schiffornis turdina, Semioptera, Sipodotus, subsp. Treron griseicauda).
● Maj. Robert Browne Wallace (1918-2002) US Army, businessman, philanthropist, environmentalist (Capito).

Gray-cheeked Green-Pigeon (griseicauda)
SCI Name: Treron griseicauda griseicauda
griseicauda
Med. L. griseum grey; L. cauda tail.

Gray-cheeked Green-Pigeon (vordermani)
SCI Name: Treron griseicauda vordermani
vordermani
Dr Adolphe Guillaume Vorderman (1844-1902) Dutch Navy medical officer, Inspector-Gen. in the East Indies 1890-1902, who initiated the discovery of the link between beriberi and vitamin deficiency (subsp. Abroscopus superciliaris, subsp. Coracina striata, syn. Ficedula dumetoria, syn. Treron aromaticus).