Pacific Emerald Dove / Chalcophaps longirostris

Pacific Emerald Dove / Chalcophaps longirostris

Pacific Emerald Dove

SCI Name:  Chalcophaps longirostris
Protonym:  Chalcophaps longirostris Intr.BirdsAustr. p.79
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  emedov3
Type Locality:  Port Essington, Northern Territory.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1848
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CHALCOPHAPS
(Columbidae; Ϯ Brown-capped Emerald Dove C. longirostris) Gr. χαλκος khalkos  bronze; φαψ phaps, φαβος phabos  pigeon; "CHALCOPHAPS CHRYSOCHLORA. Little Green Pigeon.  ... centre of the back, wing-coverts and outer webs of the tertiaries shining greenish copper-colour" (Gould 1843); "Chalcophaps Gould, Bds. Austr., pt. 13, 1843, pl. [8] (= 5, pl. 62 of bound vol.) Type, by monotypy, Columba chrysochlora Wagler." (Peters 1937, III, 114); "190. Chalcophaps longirostris  ...  Race rogersi previously listed as "chrysochlora", but this name apparently based on several different forms of Chalcophaps and lectotypification excludes its application to Australasian populations." (del Hoyo and Collar (eds.), 2014, HBW Illustrated Checklist, 1, Non-passerines, p. 188).
Synon. Monornis, Peristera.

longirostris
L. longus  long; -rostris  -billed  < rostrum  beak. Var. Longirostra.
● ex “Long-billed Thrush” of Latham 1783 (‡Acrocephalus).
● ex “Manchot de la Nouvelle Guinée” of Sonnerat 1776 (syn. Aptenodytes patagonicus).
● ex “Troupiale” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 532 (syn. Icterus icterus).
● ex “Grimpar Nasican” of Levaillant 1807 (Nasica).
● ex “Râle à long bec de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 849, and “Long-billed Rail” of Latham 1785 (Rallus).

Longirostris
(syn. Limnodromus Ϯ Short-billed Dowitcher L. grisea) L. longus  long; -rostris 
-billed  < rostrum  beak; "Longirostris is, I think, preferable to Macroramfus [sic] for the genus Longbeak" (C. T. Wood 1836).    Var. Longirostra (Wood 1837: "Brown Longbeak. Macroramfe ponctue, - Roth M[acroramfe].  Longirostra grisea, Wood.  .. Longbeak, Longirostris, Wood").

SUBSPECIES

Pacific Emerald Dove (rogersi)
SCI Name: Chalcophaps longirostris rogersi
rogersi
● Charles Henry Rogers (1888-1977) US ornithologist, conservationist, Curator of Princeton Mus. (subsp. Aerodramus brevirostris, subsp. Yuhina flavicollis).
● John Porter Rogers (1873-1941) Australian ornithologist, gold prospector, collector (syn. Anas gracilis, subsp. Anas superciliosa, subsp. Anthus novaeseelandiae, subsp. Butorides striata, subsp. Calidris canutus, syn. Calidris falcinellus, syn. Caprimulgus macrurus schlegelii, syn. Chalcites osculans, subsp. Chalcophaps indica, syn. Chlidonias hybrida javanicus, syn. Cincloramphus cruralis, syn. Circus assimilis, syn. Daphoenositta chrysoptera leucoptera, syn. Eulabeornis castaneoventris, syn. Gavicalis virescens forresti, subsp. Gerygone olivacea, syn. Limicola falcinellus sibirica, subsp. Malurus lamberti, syn. Myiagra nana, syn. Nettapus pulchellus, syn. Onychoprion anaethetus, syn. Pardalotus striatus substriatus, syn. Petrochelidon nigricans neglecta, syn. Plegadis falcinellus, subsp. Podargus papuensis, syn. Polytelis alexandrae, syn. Poodytes carteri, syn. Smicrornis brevirostris flavescens, syn. Sula leucogaster plotus, syn. Synoicus ypsilophorus australis).
● Revd. Henry Martyn Rogers (1879-1926) British missionary, resident chaplain on Tristan d’Acunha 1922-1925 (Atlantisia).
● H. E. Rogers (fl. 1928) British animal and bird dealer based in Liverpool (syn. Casuarius bennetti westermanni).
● Charles Gilbert Rogers (1864-1937) British civil administrator with Imperial Forestry Commission in India and Burma 1888-1919, naturalist, collector (subsp. Cyornis rubeculoides).
● Dr David Banks Rogers (1868-1954) US anthropologist, archaeologist (‡Phalacrocorax).

Pacific Emerald Dove (longirostris)
SCI Name: Chalcophaps longirostris longirostris
longirostris
L. longus  long; -rostris  -billed  < rostrum  beak. Var. Longirostra.
● ex “Long-billed Thrush” of Latham 1783 (‡Acrocephalus).
● ex “Manchot de la Nouvelle Guinée” of Sonnerat 1776 (syn. Aptenodytes patagonicus).
● ex “Troupiale” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 532 (syn. Icterus icterus).
● ex “Grimpar Nasican” of Levaillant 1807 (Nasica).
● ex “Râle à long bec de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 849, and “Long-billed Rail” of Latham 1785 (Rallus).

Pacific Emerald Dove (sandwichensis)
SCI Name: Chalcophaps longirostris sandwichensis
sandvicensis / sandvichensis / sandwichensis
● Sandwich I. (= Faté = Efaté), New Hebrides (subsp. Chalcophaps longirostris).
Sandwich Is. (= Hawaiian Is.) (named after John Montagu 4th Earl of Sandwich (1718-1792) First Lord of the Admiralty 1771-1782); ex “Sandwich Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (Chasiempis).
● Sandwich Is. (= Hawaiian Is.); ex “Sandwich Thrush” (= ☼) of Latham 1783 (syn. Chasiempis sandwichensis).
● Unalaska I. and Sandwich Sound, Alaska (cf. “Named after Sandwich Island, one of the Kurile or Aleutian Archipelago” (Coues 1882)); ex “Unalaska Bunting” of Pennant 1785, and “Sandwich Bunting” of Latham 1785 (Passerculus).
● Sandwich, Kent, England; ex “Sandwich Tern” of Latham 1785 (Thalasseus).
● Sandwich Is. (= Hawaiian Is.); ex "Sandwich Rail" of Latham 1785 (‡Zapornia).