Plain Pigeon / Patagioenas inornata

Plain Pigeon / Patagioenas inornata

Plain Pigeon

SCI Name:  Patagioenas inornata
Protonym:  Columba inornata Zool.J. 3 p.446
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  plapig
Type Locality:  Near Havana, Cuba.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1827
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.

inornata / inornatum / inornatus
L. inornatus  plain, unadorned  < in-  not; ornatus  adorned, decorated  < ornare  to adorn.
● See: mavornata

SUBSPECIES

Plain Pigeon (inornata)
SCI Name: Patagioenas inornata inornata
inornata / inornatum / inornatus
L. inornatus  plain, unadorned  < in-  not; ornatus  adorned, decorated  < ornare  to adorn.
● See: mavornata

Plain Pigeon (exigua)
SCI Name: Patagioenas inornata exigua
exigua / exiguus
L. exiguus  small, short  < exigere  to drive away  < agere  to drive.

Plain Pigeon (wetmorei)
SCI Name: Patagioenas inornata wetmorei
wetmorei
Dr Frank Alexander Wetmore (1886-1978) US ornithologist (Ara sp?, subsp. Catharus frantzii, subsp. Chlorospingus flavopectus, ‡Corvus, syn. Habia fuscicauda salvini, subsp. Megascops choliba, ‡Mycteria, syn. Myzomela rubratra major, subsp. Passerculus sandwichensis, syn. Patagioenas inornata, subsp. Phyllomyias zeledoni, subsp. Pycnonotus cafer, Rallus, Tephrophilus, subsp. Thamnophilus aethiops, Theristicus, subsp. Todirostrum cinereum, subsp. Troglodytes rufulus, subsp. Vireo pallens, subsp. Zosterops everetti).