Green-spectacled Green-Pigeon / Treron oxyurus

Green-spectacled Green-Pigeon / Treron oxyurus

Green-spectacled Green-Pigeon

SCI Name:  Treron oxyurus
Protonym:  Columba oxyura Pl.Col. livr.41 pl.240
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  gnspig1
Type Locality:  Java.
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Publish Year:  1823
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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.

oxyurus
Gr. οξυς oxus  sharp, pointed; -ουρος -ouros  -tailed  < ουρα oura  tail.

Oxyurus
(syn. Aphrastura Ϯ Thorn-tailed Rayadito A. spinicauda) Gr. οξυς oxus  sharp, pointed; ουρα oura  tail; "OXYURUS.  ...  Tail moderate, broad, graduated; the feathers rigid, and ending abruptly in naked points.  I believe no species of this form has been described: it occurs in the tropical latitudes of America" (Swainson 1827).   Var. Oxiurus, Oxuirus.