Picazuro Pigeon / Patagioenas picazuro

Picazuro Pigeon / Patagioenas picazuro

Picazuro Pigeon

SCI Name:  Patagioenas picazuro
Protonym:  Columba Picazuro Hist.Nat.Pig.Gallin. 1 p.111,449
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  picpig2
Type Locality:  Paraguay, ex Azara, no. 317.
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Publish Year:  1813
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

PATAGIOENAS
(Columbidae; Ϯ White-crowned Pigeon P. leucocephala) Gr. παταγη patagē  clatter, clap; οινας oinas, οιναδος oinados   pigeon; "Genera et Species typicae.  ...  γ. *Patagioenas Rchb. leucocephala (Col. — L. Gm.) R.  Ic. Av. t. 223. ic. 1257—58.  t. 255. ic. 2863—64." (Reichenbach 1852); "Patagioenas Reichenbach, Av. Syst. Nat., p. xxv, 1852—type, by [original designation and] monotypy, Columba leucocephala Linnaeus." (Hellmayr & Conover 1942, XIII, 430). This genus incorporates the New World pigeons formerly included in Columba.
Var. Patagiaenas.
Synon. Chloroenas, Crossophthalmus, Lepidoenas, Notioenas, Oenoenas, Picazuros.

picazuro
Güaraní name Pihkasú-ró sour pigeon (from the taste of its flesh after it has eaten certain fruits), for the Picazúró Pigeon; ex “Picazúró” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 317 (Patagioenas).

SUBSPECIES

Picazuro Pigeon (marginalis)
SCI Name: Patagioenas picazuro marginalis
marginalis
Med. L. marginalis marginal, pertaining to the margins or edges < L. margo, marginis edge, border.

Picazuro Pigeon (picazuro)
SCI Name: Patagioenas picazuro picazuro
picazuro
Güaraní name Pihkasú-ró sour pigeon (from the taste of its flesh after it has eaten certain fruits), for the Picazúró Pigeon; ex “Picazúró” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 317 (Patagioenas).