Spotted Green Pigeon / Caloenas maculata

Spotted Green Pigeon / Caloenas maculata

Spotted Green Pigeon

SCI Name:  Caloenas maculata
Protonym:  Columba maculata Syst.Nat. pars.2 pars.2 p.772
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  spgpig1
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Publish Year:  1789
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DEFINITIONS

CALOENAS
(Columbidae; Ϯ Nicobar Pigeon C. nicobarica) Gr. καλος kalos  beautiful; οινας oinas, οιναδος oinados  dove; "CALŒNAS, n.  Columba, Gm.  Les Nicombars, Less.  Goura, Steph.  Geophilus, Selby.   C. nicobarica, (Gm.) n., Pl. enl. 491." (G. Gray 1840); "Calœnas Gray, List Gen. Birds, 1840, p. 59.  Type (by original designation): Columba nicobarica L." (Mathews, 1927, Syst. Av. Austral., I, p. 77).     
Var. Calloenas, Calliaenas.   
Synon. Caryocatactes, Geophilus, Phabalectryo.

maculata
L. maculatus spotted, blotched < maculare to make spotted < macula spot (cf. Late Med. L. maculatus reticulated, chain-mailed).
● ex “Pivote ortolane de Provence” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 654, fig. 2, “Pivote ortolane” of de Buffon 1770-1786, and “”Spotted Wheat-ear” of Latham 1783 (?syn. Anthus trivialis).
● ex “Barbu à ventre tacheté de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 746, fig. 1 (syn. Bucco tamatia).
● ex “Crabier tacheté de la Martinique” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 912, and “Crabier vert tacheté” of de Buffon 1770-1786 (syn. Butorides striata virescens).
● ex “Soui-manga varié” of Audebert & Vieillot 1802 (syn. Chalcomitra fuliginosa).
● ex “Spotted-winged Fly-catcher” of Latham 1783 (syn. Chasiempis sandwichensis).
● ex “Cock Purple-breasted Manakin” of Edwards 1764, and “Cotinga du Brésil” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 188 (Cotinga).
● ex “Gobe-mouche noir de Lorraine” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 565, figs. 2, 3 (syn. Ficedula hypoleuca).
● ex “Matkneltzel” and “Matkern” of Willughby 1676 and Ray 1713, “Porphyrio punctulatus” of Brisson 1760, and “Speckled Gallinule” of Latham 1785 (syn. Gallinula chloropus).
● ex “Hatí manchado” (= ☼) of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 415 (syn. Sternula superciliaris).
● ex “Paloma parda manchada” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 322 (syn. Zenaida auriculata chrysauchenia).