Red-naped Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus dohertyi

Red-naped Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus dohertyi

Red-naped Fruit-Dove

SCI Name:  Ptilinopus dohertyi
Protonym:  Ptilopus dohertyi Bull.Br.Orn.Club 5 p.46
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  rnfdov1
Type Locality:  Sumba Island.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1896
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.

dohertyi
William Doherty (1857-1901) US traveller, explorer, entomologist, ornithologist, collector in India, Burma, Malaysia, the East Indies, the Philippines, New Guinea, and Kenya (syn. Dicrurus hottentottus guillemardi, Edolisoma, Erythropitta, Geokichla, subsp. Gerygone chrysogaster, Heleia, subsp. Loriculus philippensis, syn. Malurus cyanocephalus, syn. Mirafra africana athi, syn. Nigrita canicapillus diabolicus, subsp. Pitohui kirhocephalus, Ptilinopus, syn. Riparia paludicola ducis, syn. Tchagra australis emini, Telophorus).