Ornate Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus ornatus

Ornate Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus ornatus

Ornate Fruit-Dove

SCI Name:  Ptilinopus ornatus
Protonym:  Ptilopus ornatus Nederl.Tijdschr.Dierk. 4 p.52
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  orfdov1
Type Locality:  Interior of the northern peninsula of New Guinea.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1871
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.

ornatum / ornatus
L. ornatus  ornate, adorned, decorated, splendid, embellished  < ornare  to adorn.
● ex “Choucador” of Levaillant 1801, pl. 86 (Lamprotornis).
● ex “Oiseau-mouche dit Hupecol de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 640, fig. 3 (Lophornis).
● ex “Oiseau-mouche dit Hupecol de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 640, fig. 3, “Hupecol” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Tufted-necked Humming-bird” of Latham 1782 (syn. Lophornis ornatus).
● ex “Variegated Bee-eater” of Latham 1801 (Merops).
● ex “Aigle moyen de la Guiane” of Mauduyt de la Varenne 1784, and “Autour Huppé” of Levaillant 1798, pl. 26 (Spizaetus).
● "44. PSITTACUS.  ...  ornatus.  14. P. macrourus luteo-viridis, occipite gula pectoreque rubris, vertice auribusque cæruleis.  Psittacus minor e coccineo viridis. Edw. av. 174. t. 174.  Habitat in America." (Linnaeus 1758) (Trichoglossus).

SUBSPECIES

Ornate Fruit-Dove (Western)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus ornatus ornatus
ornatum / ornatus
L. ornatus  ornate, adorned, decorated, splendid, embellished  < ornare  to adorn.
● ex “Choucador” of Levaillant 1801, pl. 86 (Lamprotornis).
● ex “Oiseau-mouche dit Hupecol de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 640, fig. 3 (Lophornis).
● ex “Oiseau-mouche dit Hupecol de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 640, fig. 3, “Hupecol” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Tufted-necked Humming-bird” of Latham 1782 (syn. Lophornis ornatus).
● ex “Variegated Bee-eater” of Latham 1801 (Merops).
● ex “Aigle moyen de la Guiane” of Mauduyt de la Varenne 1784, and “Autour Huppé” of Levaillant 1798, pl. 26 (Spizaetus).
● "44. PSITTACUS.  ...  ornatus.  14. P. macrourus luteo-viridis, occipite gula pectoreque rubris, vertice auribusque cæruleis.  Psittacus minor e coccineo viridis. Edw. av. 174. t. 174.  Habitat in America." (Linnaeus 1758) (Trichoglossus).

Ornate Fruit-Dove (Eastern)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus ornatus gestroi
gestroi
Dr Raffaello Gestro (1845-1936) Italian zoologist, Vice-Director of Genoa Civic Mus. (Ptilinopus).