Makatea Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus chalcurus

Makatea Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus chalcurus

Makatea Fruit-Dove

SCI Name:  Ptilinopus chalcurus
Protonym:  Ptilonopus chalcurus Cat.BirdsTrop.Isl.Pac.O.(1859) -1859 p.37
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  mafdov1
Type Locality:  'Cook or Hervey Islands,'' error = Makatea Island, Paumotu Group.
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Publish Year:  1860
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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.

chalcurus
Gr. χαλκος khalkos  bronze, copper; -ουρος -ouros  -tailed  < ουρα oura  tail.

Chalcurus
(Phasianidaesyn. Polyplectron Ϯ Bronze-tailed Peacock Pheasant P. chalcurum) Specific name Polyplectrum chalcurum Lesson, 1831; "b. Polyplectroneæ.  ...  *1864. Chalcurus, Bp." (Bonaparte 1854); "1744. CHALCURUS, Pr. B. 1854.  (Polyplectron chalcurum, Temm.)" (G. Gray 1855); "31. Chalcurus, Bp.   78. inocellatus, Cuv. (P. chalcurum, Temm.  napoleonis, fæm.! Reich.)" (Bonaparte 1856); "Chalcurus Bonaparte, Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris, 42, 1856, p. 878. Type, by monotypy and tautonymy, Polyplectrum inocellatus Cuvier = Polyplectrum chalcurum Lesson. (Chalcurus is a nomen nudum in Ann. Sci. Nat., Zool. (4), 1, 1854, p.146.)" (Peters, 1934, II, p. 130).