Mauritius Turtle-Dove / Nesoenas cicur

Mauritius Turtle-Dove

SCI Name:  Nesoenas cicur
Protonym:  Nesoenas cicur Zootaxa 3124 1-62
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  mautud1
Type Locality:  
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Publish Year:  2011
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DEFINITIONS

NESOENAS
(Columbidae; Ϯ Pink Pigeon N. mayeri) Gr. νησος nēsos  island (= Mauritius); οινας oinas, οιναδος oinados  pigeon; "NESŒNAS.  Trocaza, Shell. (nec. Bp.) Ibis, 1883, p. 281. . . .Type. N. mayeri.   Nesœnas, Salvad. MS. . . .Type. N. mayeri.   Range. Confined to Mauritius." (Salvadori 1893).
Synon. Homopelia, Trocaza.

cicur
L. cicur, cicuris  tame, mild.