Timor Green-Pigeon / Treron psittaceus

Timor Green-Pigeon / Treron psittaceus

Timor Green-Pigeon

SCI Name:  Treron psittaceus
Protonym:  Columba Psittacea LesPigeons[Knip] livr.1 p.28 pl.4 ?? diff CWR
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  timgrp1
Type Locality:  Timor.
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Publish Year:  1808
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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.

psittaceus
Mod. L. psittaceus  parrot-like  < L. psittacus  parrot  < Gr. ψιττακος psittakos  parrot.
● "The legs are formed for climbing, having two toes before and two behind.  ...  1. Psittaceous Scythrops.—Scythrops psittaceus." (Kerr 1792) (syn. Scythrops novaehollandiae).