Sri Lanka Green-Pigeon / Treron pompadora

Sri Lanka Green-Pigeon / Treron pompadora

Sri Lanka Green-Pigeon

SCI Name:  Treron pompadora
Protonym:  Columba Pompadora Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.775
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  pogpig1
Type Locality:  Ceylon.
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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.

pompadora / pompadura
Jeanne Antoinette Poisson Marquise de Pompadour (1721–1764) mistress of Louis XV King of France and whose favourite colour was purple. The vessel containing a collection of birds destined for the marquise was captured by Captain Washington Shirley and the skins ended up in the hands of English naturalists.
● ex “Tangara pourpré de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 128 (syn. Ramphocelus carbo).
● ex “Pompadour Pigeon” (= ♂) and “Yellow-faced Pigeon” (= ♀) of Brown 1776, and “Pompadour Pigeon” of Latham 1783: “wing coverts of a fine pompadour colour” (Treron).
● ex “Cotinga purpurea” of Brisson 1760, Turdus puniceus Pallas, 1764, and “Pompadour” of Edwards 1764 (syn. Xipholena punicea).