Rapa Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus huttoni

Rapa Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus huttoni

Rapa Fruit-Dove

SCI Name:  Ptilinopus huttoni
Protonym:  Ptilonopus huttoni Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt1 p.92,fig.text
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  rafdov1
Type Locality:  Rapa Island; type now in the Milan Museum.
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Publish Year:  1874
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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.

huttoni
● Capt. Frederick Wollaston Hutton (1836-1905) British Army in the Crimea and India, geologist, resident in New Zealand (‡syn. Emeus crassus, syn. Megapodius pritchardii, syn. Pachyptila turtur, syn. Phalacrocorax chalconotus, syn. Phoebetria palpebrataPtilinopus, Puffinus).
● Capt. Thomas Hutton (1807-1874) British Army in India 1831-1853, and Afghanistan 1839-1840 (subsp. Argya caudata, syn. Emberiza buchanani, subsp. Otus spilocephalus, subsp. Prunella atrogularis).
● William Rich Hutton (1826-1901) US surveyor, civil engineer, artist, collector in California (Vireo).