Pink-spotted Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus perlatus

Pink-spotted Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus perlatus

Pink-spotted Fruit-Dove

SCI Name:  Ptilinopus perlatus
Protonym:  Columba perlata Pl.Col. livr.94 pl.559
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  psfdov1
Type Locality:  Lobo Bay, New Guinea.
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Publish Year:  1835
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.

perlata / perlatum / perlatus
Mod. L. perlatus  perlated, pearly  < Med. L. perla  pearl  < L. lapis perlucidulus  pearl  < perlucere  to be transparent (cf. Med. L. perlatus  very wide  < L. latus  wide).
● ex “Tetrao chinensis” of Osbeck 1757, “Perdix chinensis” of Brisson 1760, “Perdrix de la Chine” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Pearled Partridge” of Latham 1783 (syn. Francolinus pintadeanus).
● ex “Chevêchette Perlée” of Levaillant 1810 (Glaucidium).
● ex “Tuidara” of Marcgrave 1648 (syn. Tyto pratincola).

SUBSPECIES

Pink-spotted Fruit-Dove (perlatus)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus perlatus perlatus
perlata / perlatum / perlatus
Mod. L. perlatus  perlated, pearly  < Med. L. perla  pearl  < L. lapis perlucidulus  pearl  < perlucere  to be transparent (cf. Med. L. perlatus  very wide  < L. latus  wide).
● ex “Tetrao chinensis” of Osbeck 1757, “Perdix chinensis” of Brisson 1760, “Perdrix de la Chine” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Pearled Partridge” of Latham 1783 (syn. Francolinus pintadeanus).
● ex “Chevêchette Perlée” of Levaillant 1810 (Glaucidium).
● ex “Tuidara” of Marcgrave 1648 (syn. Tyto pratincola).

Pink-spotted Fruit-Dove (plumbeicollis)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus perlatus plumbeicollis
plumbeicollis
L. plumbeus  plumbeous  < plumbum  lead; Mod. L. -collis  -necked, -throated  < L. collum  neck.

Pink-spotted Fruit-Dove (zonurus)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus perlatus zonurus
zonura / zonurus
Gr. ζωνη zōnē  band, girdle; -ουρος -ouros  -tailed  < ουρα oura  tail.
● ex “Aigle noir huppé d’Amérique” of de Buffon (Sonnini ed.) 1800-1802 (syn. Buteogallus urubitinga).