Pink-necked Green-Pigeon / Treron vernans

Pink-necked Green-Pigeon / Treron vernans

Pink-necked Green-Pigeon

SCI Name:  Treron vernans
Protonym:  Columba vernans MantissaPlant. p.526
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  pinpig3
Type Locality:  Philippines.
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Publish Year:  1771
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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.

vernans
L. vernans, vernantis  brilliant, flourishing  < ver, veris  spring.
● ex “Columba viridis Philippinensis” of Brisson 1760 (Treron).