Orange Dove / Ptilinopus victor

Orange Dove / Ptilinopus victor

Orange Dove

SCI Name:  Ptilinopus victor
Protonym:  Chrysoena victor Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1871) (1871), Pt3 p.642
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  oradov1
Type Locality:  Bua, Fiji Islands, i.e. = M''Bua in southwestern part of VanuaLevu.
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Publish Year:  1872
IUCN Status:  

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.

victor
L. victor, victoris  victor, conqueror  < vincere  to conquer.

SUBSPECIES

Orange Dove (victor)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus victor victor
victor
L. victor, victoris  victor, conqueror  < vincere  to conquer.

Orange Dove (aureus)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus victor aureus
aureus
L. aureus  golden  < aurum  gold.
● ex “Golden-backed Finch” of Brown 1776, and “Gold-backed Grosbeak” of Latham 1783 (Euplectes).
● ex “Vultur aureus” and “Vultur Bæticus” of Ray 1713, “Vautour doré” of Brisson 1760, and “Vultur aureus” of S. Gmelin, 1774-1784 (subsp. Gypaetus barbatus).
● ex “Coq-de-Roche” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 39, Pipra rupicola J. Gmelin, 1789, and “Rock Manakin” of Latham 1802 (syn. Rupicola rupicola).
● "49. CORACIAS.  ...  aurea.  5. C. flavo-fulva, gula tectricibus primariis extremitateque rectricum nigris.  Paradisea flavo-fulva. Mus. Ad. Fr. I. p. 15.  Paradisea aurea. Edw. Av. 112. t. 112.  Habitat in Asia." (Linnaeus 1758) (Sericulus).