Stephan’s Dove / Chalcophaps stephani

Stephan\'s Dove / Chalcophaps stephani

Stephan's Dove

SCI Name:  Chalcophaps stephani
Protonym:  Chalcophaps stephani Voy.PoleSudZool. 3 Mamm.Ois. p.119 Atlas pl.28 fig.2
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  stedov1
Type Locality:  Triton Bay, New Guinea.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1853
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CHALCOPHAPS
(Columbidae; Ϯ Brown-capped Emerald Dove C. longirostris) Gr. χαλκος khalkos  bronze; φαψ phaps, φαβος phabos  pigeon; "CHALCOPHAPS CHRYSOCHLORA. Little Green Pigeon.  ... centre of the back, wing-coverts and outer webs of the tertiaries shining greenish copper-colour" (Gould 1843); "Chalcophaps Gould, Bds. Austr., pt. 13, 1843, pl. [8] (= 5, pl. 62 of bound vol.) Type, by monotypy, Columba chrysochlora Wagler." (Peters 1937, III, 114); "190. Chalcophaps longirostris  ...  Race rogersi previously listed as "chrysochlora", but this name apparently based on several different forms of Chalcophaps and lectotypification excludes its application to Australasian populations." (del Hoyo and Collar (eds.), 2014, HBW Illustrated Checklist, 1, Non-passerines, p. 188).
Synon. Monornis, Peristera.

stephani
● French first name Stéphane, a learned form of Stephen, more commonly  Étienne; Étienne Jacquinot (1771-1865) father of French explorer Charles Hector Jacquinot, commander of La Zélée in the Pacific 1837-1840 and his surgeon-naturalist half-brother Honoré Jacquinot (Chalcophaps).
● Stephansort, Astrolabe Bay, New Guinea (syn. Coracina papuensis).

SUBSPECIES

Stephan's Dove (wallacei)
SCI Name: Chalcophaps stephani wallacei
wallaceana / wallaceanus / wallacei / wallaciana / wallacii
● Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) British zoologist, joint originator of the theory of evolution by natural selection, father of zoogeography, collector in Brazil and the East Indies (subsp. Accipiter fasciatus, Aegotheles, Ceyx, syn. Ceyx azureus lessonii, subsp. Chalcophaps stephani, syn. Dendrocincla fuliginosa, syn. Dicrurus leucophaeus, syn. Dicrurus paradiseus formosus, syn. Eos squamata, Eulipoa, Habroptila, Heleia, subsp. Hemiprocne longipennis, syn. Lonchura quinticolor, subsp. Mulleripicus fulvus, syn. Paradisaea apoda, subsp. Patagioenas plumbea, subsp. Picumnus aurifrons, subsp. Pipromorpha oleaginea, syn. Prioniturus platurus, subsp. Procnias albus, Ptilinopus, subsp. Schiffornis turdina, Semioptera, Sipodotus, subsp. Treron griseicauda).
● Maj. Robert Browne Wallace (1918-2002) US Army, businessman, philanthropist, environmentalist (Capito).

Stephan's Dove (stephani)
SCI Name: Chalcophaps stephani stephani
stephani
● French first name Stéphane, a learned form of Stephen, more commonly  Étienne; Étienne Jacquinot (1771-1865) father of French explorer Charles Hector Jacquinot, commander of La Zélée in the Pacific 1837-1840 and his surgeon-naturalist half-brother Honoré Jacquinot (Chalcophaps).
● Stephansort, Astrolabe Bay, New Guinea (syn. Coracina papuensis).

Stephan's Dove (mortoni)
SCI Name: Chalcophaps stephani mortoni
mortoni / mortonii
• Alexander Morton (1854-1907) US/Australian collector, taxidermist in Australia and the Solomon Is., Curator/Director of Tasmanian Mus. 1884 (subsp. Chalcophaps stephani, syn. Daphoenositta chrysoptera leucoptera, syn. Micropsitta finschii).
• William Charles James Morton (1866-1932) Swiss zoologist, explorer and collector in Sumatra, Borneo and Ceylon/Sri Lanka (Paul Scofield in litt.) (syn. Ciconia stormi).
• Dr Samuel George Morton (1799-1851) US physician, craniometrist, naturalist (syn. Cinclus mexicanus unicolor, syn. Zonotrichia capensis).
• see  morgani (syn. Amytornis textilis)
• see  moretoni (subsp. Malurus alboscapulatus)