Pin-tailed Green-Pigeon / Treron apicauda

Pin-tailed Green-Pigeon / Treron apicauda

Pin-tailed Green-Pigeon

SCI Name:  Treron apicauda
Protonym:  Treron apicauda J.Asiat.Soc.Bengal 14(1845) p.854
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  pitpig1
Type Locality:  Southeastern Himalayas and hill ranges of Assam common at Darjeeling.
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Publish Year:  1846
IUCN Status:  

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.

apicauda / apicaudus
L. apex, apicis point, apex; cauda tail.

SUBSPECIES

Pin-tailed Green-Pigeon (apicauda)
SCI Name: Treron apicauda apicauda
apicauda / apicaudus
L. apex, apicis point, apex; cauda tail.

Pin-tailed Green-Pigeon (lowei)
SCI Name: Treron apicauda lowei
lowei
● Willoughby Prescott Lowe (1872-1949) British ornithologist, explorer, collector in America, Asia and Africa (syn. Cyanomitra olivacea ragazzii, syn. Pterocles quadricinctus, Sheppardia, syn. Sylvietta rufescens ansorgei).
● Capt. Dr Percy Roycroft Lowe (1870-1948) British Army, surgeon, ornithologist at BMNH 1919-1935 (subsp. Fregata magnificens, syn. Stellula calliope, subsp. Tachymarptis aequatorialis, subsp. Treron apicauda).
● Revd. Richard Thomas Lowe (1802-1874) English naturalist, botanist, malacologist, chaplain on Madeira 1832-1854 (Rallus).

Pin-tailed Green-Pigeon (laotianus)
SCI Name: Treron apicauda laotianus
laotiana / laotianus / laotinus
Laos (which, historically, also included northern Thailand).