Short-billed Pigeon / Patagioenas nigrirostris

Short-billed Pigeon / Patagioenas nigrirostris

Short-billed Pigeon

SCI Name:  Patagioenas nigrirostris
Protonym:  Columba nigrirostris Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1859) (1859), Pt(27)3 p.390
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  shbpig
Type Locality:  Oaxaca, Mexico.
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Publish Year:  1860
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.

nigrirostris
L. niger  black; -rostris  -billed  < rostrum  beak.
● ex “Black-jawed Warbler” of Latham 1783 (unident.).