Reunion Pigeon / Nesoenas duboisi

Reunion Pigeon

SCI Name:  Nesoenas duboisi
Protonym:  Nesoenas duboisi ExtinctBirds p.166
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  reupig1
Type Locality:  
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Publish Year:  1907
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DEFINITIONS

NESOENAS
(Columbidae; Ϯ Pink Pigeon N. mayeri) Gr. νησος nēsos  island (= Mauritius); οινας oinas, οιναδος oinados  pigeon; "NESŒNAS.  Trocaza, Shell. (nec. Bp.) Ibis, 1883, p. 281. . . .Type. N. mayeri.   Nesœnas, Salvad. MS. . . .Type. N. mayeri.   Range. Confined to Mauritius." (Salvadori 1893).
Synon. Homopelia, Trocaza.

duboisi
● Dr Alphonse Joseph Charles Dubois (1839-1921) Belgian zoologist (subsp. Bycanistes sharpii, subsp. Ploceus melanocephalus).
● Henri Loyseau Sieur Dubois (fl. 1673) French secretary and quartermaster to Lt.-Gen. Charles de La Chaussée Seigneur de Champmargou, in Madagascar and the Mascarenes 1669-1672 (Mark Brown in litt.) (‡Falco, ‡syn. Mascarinus mascarin, ‡Nesoenas, ‡Nycticorax).