Sao Tome Green-Pigeon / Treron sanctithomae

Sao Tome Green-Pigeon / Treron sanctithomae

Sao Tome Green-Pigeon

SCI Name:  Treron sanctithomae
Protonym:  Columba S. Thomae Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.778
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  stgpig1
Type Locality:  Sao Thome.
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Publish Year:  1789
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DEFINITIONS

TRERON
(Columbidae; Ϯ Thick-billed Green Pigeon T. curvirostra) Gr. τρηρων trērōn, τρηρωνος trērōnos  pigeon, dove  < τρεω treō  to flee in fear; "TRÉRON, Treron.  Columba, Linn. Gm. Lath.  Bec un peu robuste, caréné en dessus, droit à la base, crochu vers le bout. — Ailes longues, pointues.  Esp. Columba curvirostra, Gm." (Vieillot 1816); "Treron Vieillot, Analyse, 1816, p. 49. Type, by monotypy, Columba curvirostra Gmelin." (Peters 1937, III, 14).
Var. Theron, Trenon.
Synon. Ancistroa, Butreron, Crocopus, Dendrophaps, Dendrophassa, Osmotreron, Phalacrotreron, Rhamphotreron, Rhombura, Romeris, Sphenocercus, Sphenoena, Sphenotreron, Sphenurus, Toria, Vinago.

sanctithomae
Late L. sanctus  saint  < L. sanctus  holy  < sancire  to consecrate; Thomas Thomas.
● Erroneous TL. Island of St Thomas (= Brazilian Amazons); ex “Petite Perruche de l’île Saint-Thomas” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 456, fig. 1 (Brotogeris).
● St Thomas, Virgin Is., West Indies (subsp. Coereba flaveola).
● Erroneous TL. São Thomé I. (West Africa) (= Santo Tomás, Guatemala) (Dendrocolaptes).
● São Tomé; "Sycobius St-Thomæ, nob.  ...  Hab. l'île St-Thomé" (Hartlaub 1848) (Ploceus).
● São Tomé; ex “Wild pigeon from S. Thomas island” of Ray 1713, “Columba viridis insulae S. Thomae” of Brisson 1760, “Pigeon vert de l’Île de Saint-Thomas” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “S. Thomas’s Pigeon” of Latham 1781 (Treron).