Ochre-bellied Dove / Leptotila ochraceiventris

Ochre-bellied Dove / Leptotila ochraceiventris

Ochre-bellied Dove

SCI Name:  Leptotila ochraceiventris
Protonym:  Leptotila ochraceiventris Bull.Am.Mus.Nat.Hist. 33 p.317
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  ocbdov1
Type Locality:  Zaruma, 6000 feet, Prov. del Oro, Ecuador.
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Publish Year:  1914
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DEFINITIONS

LEPTOTILA
(Columbidae; Ϯ Caribbean Dove L. jamaicensis) Gr. λεπτος leptos  slender; πτιλον ptilon  feather; "Leptotila, Sw. (fig. 299.b, c. 300.b)  First quill suddenly narrowed; the fourth longest.  Tarsus lengthened, and much longer than the hallux.  All the toes long and slender.  Knees naked.  America only?   P. rufaxilla.  Nat. Lib. v. pl. 24." (Swainson 1837); "Leptotila Swainson, Classif. Bds., 2, 1837, p. 349. Type, by monotypy, P. rufaxilla Nat. Libr., 5, pl. 24 = Peristera rufaxilla Selby (not of Richard and Bernard) = Columba jamaicensis Linné." (Peters 1937, III, 122).   
Var. LeoptotilaLeptoptila, Leptophila.   
Synon. Aechmoptila, Engyptila, Homoptila.

ochraceiventer / ochraceiventris
Mod. L. ochraceus  ochraceous  < L. ochra  ochre  < Gr. ωχρα ōkhra  yellow ochre; L. venter, ventris  belly.