Mourning Dove / Zenaida macroura

Mourning Dove / Zenaida macroura

Mourning Dove

SCI Name:  Zenaida macroura
Protonym:  Columba macroura Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.164
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  moudov
Type Locality:  'Habitat in Canada; hybernat in Carolina.'' Error = West Indies, ex Edwards, Nat. Hist. Bds., p. 15, pi. 15.
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Publish Year:  1758
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DEFINITIONS

ZENAIDA
(Columbidae; Ϯ Zenaida Dove Z. aurita zenaida) Specific name Columba zenaida Bonaparte, 1825 (= subsp. Zenaida aurita); "Gen. 191. ZENAIDA, Nob.   274. ZENAIDA AMABILIS, Nob. (Columba zenaida, Nob.) Aud. pl. 162.  Southern parts.   275. ZENAIDA MONTANA, Nob.  (Columba montana, L.) Aud. pl. 167.  Southern parts." (Bonaparte 1838); "Nous restreignons notre huitième genre Zenaida de manière que, malgré l'addition de plusieurs espèces nouvelles, il n'en contient plus que neuf en tout.  1. Son type est toujours, comme de raison, ma Zenaida amabilis, des Florides, de Bahama et de Cuba." (Bonaparte 1855 (Comptes Rend.)); "71. Zenaida, Bp. 1838.  Cauda brevicula, rotundato-cuneata.    Am.   9.   1. COLUMBA ZENAIDA, Bp.   ...   *2. COLUMBA martinicana, Br. nec L.   ...   3. COLUMBA auriculata, O. des Murs.   ...   4. COLUMBA maculata, Vieill. nec Gm.   ...   *5. Z. hypoleuca, Gr. Mus. Brit. 1854.   ...   *6. Z. ruficauda, Gr. 1854.   ...   7. COLUMBIGALLINA gallapagoensis, Neboux, 1840.   ...   *8. Z. pentheria, Bp.   ...   *9. Z. stenura, Bp." (Bonaparte 1855 (Conspectus)); "Zenaida Bonaparte, Geogr. and Comp. List, 1838, p. 41. Type, by tautonymy, Zenaida amabilis Bonaparte = Columba zenaida Bonaparte." (Peters 1937, III, 86).
Var. Zenaeda, Zeneida, Zenoida, Zonaida.
Synon. Melopelia, Nesopelia, Perissura, Platypteroena, Stenuroena, Zenaidura.

zenaida
Zénaïde Laetitia Julie Princesse Bonaparte (1801–1854) Infanta of Spain, cousin and wife of French ornithologist Prince Bonaparte (subsp. Zenaida aurita).

macroura / macrouros / macrourus / macrura
Gr. μακρος makros  long; -ουρος -ouros  -tailed  < ουρα oura  tail.
● ex “Coliou de l’isle Panay” of Sonnerat 1776 (syn. Colius striatus).
● ex “Long-tailed Finch” of Latham 1783 (syn. Emberizoides herbicola).
● ex “Guainumbi” of Marcgrave 1648, Willughby 1676, and Ray 1713, “Mellivora avis maxima” of Sloane 1725, “Mellisuga cayenensis, cauda bifurca” of Brisson 1760, “Oiseau-mouche à longue queue couleur d’acier brune” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Cayenne forktailed Humming-bird” of Latham 1782 (Eupetomena).
● ex "Long-tailed Grosbeak" of Latham 1783 (Euplectes).
● ex “Gobe-mouche à longue queue de Gingi” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Long-tailed Thrush” of Latham 1783 (subsp. Kittacincla malabarica).
● ex “Petite Fauvette tachetée du cap de bonne espérance” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 752, fig. 2, and “Great-tailed Warbler” of Latham 1783 (syn. Prinia maculosa).
● ex “Coliou hupé du Sénégal” of Brisson 1760 (Urocolius).
● "92. COLUMBA.  ...  macroura.  16. C. cauda cuneiformi longa, pectore purpurascente.  Columba macroura. Edw. av. 15. t. 15.  Palumbus migratorius. Catesb. car. I. p. 23. t. 23 [= Ectopistes].  Habitat in Canada; hybernat in Carolina." (Linnaeus 1758) (Zenaida).
● ex “Gobe-mouche à tête bleue de l’isle de Luçon” of Sonnerat 1776 (unident.).

SUBSPECIES

Mourning Dove (marginella)
SCI Name: Zenaida macroura marginella
marginella / marginellus
Mod. L. marginella  with little borders, fringes or stripes  < dim. L. margo, marginis  border, edge, fringe.

Mourning Dove (carolinensis)
SCI Name: Zenaida macroura carolinensis
carolinense / carolinensis / caroliniana / carolinianus / carolinus
Carolina, the Carolinas or Carolina Colonies, North America. Ignoring the indigenous populations, this name was given by early European colonists to the vast swathe of North America between the Atlantic and the Mississippi, north of Spanish Florida and south of Virginia. Named after either Charles IX King of France (1550-1574; reigned 1560-1574) whose name was given in 1564 to the ill-fated Fort de la Caroline in French Florida, or after Charles I King of England (1600-1649; reigned 1625-1649) who granted a charter in 1629 to his attorney-general; the foundered charter was regranted in 1663 by Charles II King of England (1630-1685; reigned 1660-1685).
● ex “American Teal” of Pennant 1785, and Latham 1785 (Anas).
● ex “Goat Sucker of Carolina” of Catesby 1731, “Caprimulgus carolinensis” of Brisson 1760, “Engoulevent de la Caroline” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Short-winged Goatsucker” of Pennant 1785 (Antrostomus).
● "44. PSITTACUS.  ...  carolinensis.  8. P. macrourus viridis, capite collo genibusque luteis.  Psittacus carolinensis. Catesb. car. I. p. 11. t. 11.  Habitat in Carolina, Virginia." (Linnaeus 1758) (‡Conuropsis).
● ex “Figuier de la Caroline” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 58, fig. 1, “Olive Warbler” of Pennant 1785, and “Yellow Poll” of Latham 1785 (syn. Dendroica aestiva).
● ex “Cat-Bird” of Catesby 1731 (Dumetella).
● ex “Mauvis de la Caroline” (= ♀) of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 556, fig. 2 (Euphagus).
● "54. PICUS.  ...  carolinus.  6. P. pileo nuchaque rubris, dorso fasciis nigris, rectricibus mediis albis nigro punctatis.  Picus ventre rubro. Catesb. car. I. p. 19. t. 19. f. 2.  Habitat in America septentrionaliAni regio rubra punctata." (Linnaeus 1758) (Melanerpes).
● ex “Piscator” of Ray 1711, “Fishing Hawk” of Catesby 1731, “Falco piscator Antillarum et Carolinensis” of Brisson 1763 (ex “Pecheur” of Dutertre 1667-1671), and “Faucon pecheur de la Caroline” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (subsp. Pandion haliaetus).
● ex “Charles-town Pelican” of Latham 1785, and Pennant 1785 (subsp. Pelecanus occidentalis).
● ex “Torchepot de la Caroline” of Brisson 1760 (Sitta).
● ex “Great Wren of Carolina” of Bartram 1791 (syn. Thryothorus ludovicianus).
● ex “Gobe-mouche de la Caroline” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 676 (syn. Tyrannus tyrannus).
● ex “Turtle of Carolina” of Catesby 1731 (subsp. Zenaida macroura).

Mourning Dove (macroura)
SCI Name: Zenaida macroura macroura
macroura / macrouros / macrourus / macrura
Gr. μακρος makros  long; -ουρος -ouros  -tailed  < ουρα oura  tail.
● ex “Coliou de l’isle Panay” of Sonnerat 1776 (syn. Colius striatus).
● ex “Long-tailed Finch” of Latham 1783 (syn. Emberizoides herbicola).
● ex “Guainumbi” of Marcgrave 1648, Willughby 1676, and Ray 1713, “Mellivora avis maxima” of Sloane 1725, “Mellisuga cayenensis, cauda bifurca” of Brisson 1760, “Oiseau-mouche à longue queue couleur d’acier brune” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Cayenne forktailed Humming-bird” of Latham 1782 (Eupetomena).
● ex "Long-tailed Grosbeak" of Latham 1783 (Euplectes).
● ex “Gobe-mouche à longue queue de Gingi” of Sonnerat 1776, and “Long-tailed Thrush” of Latham 1783 (subsp. Kittacincla malabarica).
● ex “Petite Fauvette tachetée du cap de bonne espérance” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 752, fig. 2, and “Great-tailed Warbler” of Latham 1783 (syn. Prinia maculosa).
● ex “Coliou hupé du Sénégal” of Brisson 1760 (Urocolius).
● "92. COLUMBA.  ...  macroura.  16. C. cauda cuneiformi longa, pectore purpurascente.  Columba macroura. Edw. av. 15. t. 15.  Palumbus migratorius. Catesb. car. I. p. 23. t. 23 [= Ectopistes].  Habitat in Canada; hybernat in Carolina." (Linnaeus 1758) (Zenaida).
● ex “Gobe-mouche à tête bleue de l’isle de Luçon” of Sonnerat 1776 (unident.).

Mourning Dove (clarionensis)
SCI Name: Zenaida macroura clarionensis
clarionensis
Clarion I., Revillagigedo Is., Mexico.

Mourning Dove (turturilla)
SCI Name: Zenaida macroura turturilla
turturilla
L. turturilla  little turtle dove  < dim. turtur, turturis  turtle dove.