Scaly-naped Pigeon / Patagioenas squamosa

Scaly-naped Pigeon / Patagioenas squamosa

Scaly-naped Pigeon

SCI Name:  Patagioenas squamosa
Protonym:  Columba Squamosa Tabl.Encyc.Meth.Orn. 1 p.234
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  scnpig1
Type Locality:  Guadeloupe, West Indies.
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Publish Year:  1792
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.

squamosa / squamosus
L. squamosus  scaly  < squama  scale.
● ex “Pigeon Ramier de la Guadeloupe” of Holandre 1790 (Patagioenas).