White-breasted Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus rivoli

White-breasted Fruit-Dove / Ptilinopus rivoli

White-breasted Fruit-Dove

SCI Name:  Ptilinopus rivoli
Protonym:  Columba Rivoli LesPigeons[Knip].ed.2 ed.2, 2 p.107 pl.57
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  whbfrd1
Type Locality:  No locality, = Duke of York Island; cf. Hartert, Nov. Zool., 21, 1914, p. 209.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1843
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

PTILINOPUS
(Columbidae; Ϯ Rose-crowned Fruit Dove P. regina) Gr. πτιλον ptilon  feather; πους pous, ποδος podos  foot; "Genus. PTILINOPUS. Mihi.  Generic Character.  Alæ mediocres, remigum pinna prima apicem versus contracta, tertia quartaque longissimis.  Rostrum gracile.  Tarsi plumosi.  ...  PTILINOPUS purpuratus. (Var. Regina.)  ...  Tarsi covered with soft and thick-set feathers down to the divisions of the claws; the soles are broad and flat." (Swainson 1825); "Ptilinopus Swainson, Zool. Journ., 1, 1825, p. 473. Type, by monotypy, Ptilinopus purpuratus var. regina Swainson." (Peters 1937, III, 28).
Var. Ptilonapus, Ptilonopus, Ptilopus, Ptinilopus
Synon. Chlorotreron, Curotreron, Cyanotreron, Eutreron, Haemataena, Jambotreron, Jotreron, Kranocera, Kurukuru, Kurutreron, Lamprotreron, Laryngogramma, Leucotreron, Mezotreron, Neoleucotreron, Oedirhinus, Omeotreron, Poecilotreron, Ptilopodiscus, Reginopus, Spilotreron, Sylphidaena, Sylphitreron, Terenotreron, Thoracotreron, Thouarsitreron, Thyliphaps, Xenotreron.

rivoli / rivolii
François Victor Masséna 3rd Prince d’Essling and 2nd Duc de Rivoli (1799-1863) French ornithologist, collector (Colaptes, syn. Eugenes fulgens, Ptilinopus).

SUBSPECIES

White-breasted Fruit-Dove (prasinorrhous)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus rivoli prasinorrhous
prasinorrhous
Gr. πρασινος prasinos  leek-green  < πρασον prason  leek; ορρος orrhos  rump.

White-breasted Fruit-Dove (bellus)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus rivoli bellus
bellus
L. bellus  pretty, charming  < benus old form of bonus  good.

White-breasted Fruit-Dove (miquelii)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus rivoli miquelii
miquelii
Dr Frederik Anton Willem Miquel (1811-1871) Dutch botanist, explorer, collector (subsp. Ptilinopus rivoli).

White-breasted Fruit-Dove (rivoli)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus rivoli rivoli
rivoli / rivolii
François Victor Masséna 3rd Prince d’Essling and 2nd Duc de Rivoli (1799-1863) French ornithologist, collector (Colaptes, syn. Eugenes fulgens, Ptilinopus).

White-breasted Fruit-Dove (strophium)
SCI Name: Ptilinopus rivoli strophium
strophium
L. strophium  breast-band  < Gr. στροφιον strophion  breast-band  < dim. στροφος strophos  girdle  < στρεφω strephō  to twist.