Orange-breasted Green-Pigeon / Treron bicinctus

Orange-breasted Green-Pigeon / Treron bicinctus

Orange-breasted Green-Pigeon

SCI Name:  Treron bicinctus
Protonym:  Vinago bicincta MadrasJ.Lit.Sci. 12 p.13
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  orbpig1
Type Locality:  Seacoast south of Tellicherry.
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Publish Year:  1840
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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.

bicincta / bicinctus
Mod. L. bicinctus  double-banded, double-barred  < L. bi-  two-, double-  < bis  twice; cinctus  girdled, banded  < cingere  to encircle.

SUBSPECIES

Orange-breasted Green-Pigeon (bicinctus)
SCI Name: Treron bicinctus bicinctus
bicincta / bicinctus
Mod. L. bicinctus  double-banded, double-barred  < L. bi-  two-, double-  < bis  twice; cinctus  girdled, banded  < cingere  to encircle.

Orange-breasted Green-Pigeon (leggei)
SCI Name: Treron bicinctus leggei
leggei
● Capt. Hon. Gerald Legge (1882-1915) British Army, explorer on the Ruwenzori Expedition 1905-1906 (subsp. Anthus brachyurus).
● Lt.-Col. William Vincent Legge (1841-1918) Australian Army, naturalist in Ceylon 1868-1883 (Secretary of the Royal Asiatic Society, Ceylon), co-founder and first President of the RAOU 1901 (syn. Charadrius alexandrinus seebohmi, syn. Chlidonias hybrida, subsp. Hemipus picatus, subsp. Kittacincla malabarica, subsp. Malurus cyaneus, subsp. Otus sunia, subsp. Prinia hodgsonii, subsp. Treron bicinctus, subsp. Turnix suscitator).

Orange-breasted Green-Pigeon (domvilii)
SCI Name: Treron bicinctus domvilii
domvilii
Admiral Sir Compton Edward Domvile (1842-1924) Royal Navy, fought against pirates in China 1866-1868, Commodore in Jamaica 1882, Director of Naval Ordnance 1891-1894, C-i-C Mediterranean Station 1902-1905 (subsp. Treron bicinctus).

Orange-breasted Green-Pigeon (javanus)
SCI Name: Treron bicinctus javanus
javanicus / javanus / javensis
Java, Dutch East Indies / Indonesia.
● ex “Sarcelle de Java” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 930 (syn. Anas falcata).
● ex “Calao Javan” of Levaillant 1801 (syn. Rhyticeros undulatus).