Yellow-footed Green-Pigeon / Treron phoenicopterus

Yellow-footed Green-Pigeon / Treron phoenicopterus

Yellow-footed Green-Pigeon

SCI Name:  Treron phoenicopterus
Protonym:  Columba phaenicoptera IndexOrn. 2 p.597
Category:  Columbiformes / Columbidae /
Taxonomy Code:  yefpig1
Type Locality:  India.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1790
IUCN Status:  

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.

PHOENICOPTERUS
(Phoenicopteridae; Ϯ American Flamingo P. ruber) L. phoenicopterus  flamingo  < Gr. φοινικοπτερος phoinikopteros  flamingo  < φοινιξ phoinix, φοινικος phoinikos  crimson; -πτερος -pteros  -winged  < πτερον pteron  wing; despite its erratic appearance and breeding habits, the Greater Flamingo P. roseus was well known to the ancients, and served up as a delicacy at the tables of the wealthy; "72. PHOENICOPTERUS.  Rostrum denudatum, infracto-incurvatum.  Pedes palmati, tetradactyli." (Linnaeus 1758); "Phoenicopterus Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. 10, p. 139. Type, by monotypy, Phoenicopterus ruber Linnaeus." (Kahl in Peters 1979, I, ed. 2, 269). Linnaeus's Phoenicopterus comprised a single species. 
Var. Phönicopterus, Phenicopterus, Phaenicopterus.
Synon. Gervaisia, HarrisonavisPhoenicorodias.

phoenicopterus
Gr. φοινικοπτερος phoinikopteros  red-feathered  < φοινιξ phoinix, φοινικος phoinikos  crimson; -πτερος -pteros  -winged  < πτερον pteron  wing.
● ex “Purple-shouldered Pigeon” of Latham 1787 (Treron).

SUBSPECIES

Yellow-footed Green-Pigeon (phillipsi)
SCI Name: Treron phoenicopterus phillipsi
phillipsi / phillipsii
● Dr Allan Robert Phillips (1914-1996) US ornithologist, taxonomist, collector (subsp. Aimophila ruficeps, subsp. Baeolophus wollweberi, subsp. Cardinalis cardinalis, subsp. Catharus ustulatus, subsp. Certhia americana, subsp. Cochlearius cochlearius, subsp. Cyanocitta stelleri, syn. Icterus spurius, subsp. Pachysylvia decurtata, subsp. Setophaga petechiaTangara).
● Maj. William Watt Addison Phillips (1892-1981) British tea-planter, naturalist in Ceylon (subsp. Alcedo meninting, syn. Ardeola grayii (Martin Schneider in litt.), subsp. Dumetia hyperythra, subsp. Treron phoenicopterus).
● Dr John Charles Phillips (1876-1938) US conservationist, ornithologist, philanthropist, world traveller (syn. Anthus correndera grayi, subsp. Turdus migratorius).
● Eponym; "Anthreptes collaris phillipsi new race.  ...   Type.—In the British Museum.  Female: Lofu River, Northern Rhodesia, collected by S. A. Neave, 17 August, 1908." (C. M. N. White 1950, Bull. Brit. Orn. Cl., 70, 41); doubtless after either (1) Edwin Percy Phillips (1884-1967) South African botanist, taxonomist, or (2) Charles Malcolm Phillips (1918-1990) British surgeon, ophthalmologist in Northern Rhodesia (Martin Schneider in litt.) (syn. Hedydipna collaris garguensis).
● Dr Benjamin Phillips (1805-1861) British physician, naturalist, bibliophile, friend of Audubon (syn. Leuconotopicus villosus).
● Ethelbert Edward Lort Phillips (1857-1944) English businessman, explorer, big-game hunter in East Africa 1885-1895 (Oenanthe).

Yellow-footed Green-Pigeon (chlorigaster)
SCI Name: Treron phoenicopterus chlorigaster
chlorigaster
Gr. χλωρος khlōros  yellow; γαστηρ gastēr, γαστρος gastros  belly.

Yellow-footed Green-Pigeon (phoenicopterus)
SCI Name: Treron phoenicopterus phoenicopterus
PHOENICOPTERUS
(Phoenicopteridae; Ϯ American Flamingo P. ruber) L. phoenicopterus  flamingo  < Gr. φοινικοπτερος phoinikopteros  flamingo  < φοινιξ phoinix, φοινικος phoinikos  crimson; -πτερος -pteros  -winged  < πτερον pteron  wing; despite its erratic appearance and breeding habits, the Greater Flamingo P. roseus was well known to the ancients, and served up as a delicacy at the tables of the wealthy; "72. PHOENICOPTERUS.  Rostrum denudatum, infracto-incurvatum.  Pedes palmati, tetradactyli." (Linnaeus 1758); "Phoenicopterus Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat., ed. 10, p. 139. Type, by monotypy, Phoenicopterus ruber Linnaeus." (Kahl in Peters 1979, I, ed. 2, 269). Linnaeus's Phoenicopterus comprised a single species. 
Var. Phönicopterus, Phenicopterus, Phaenicopterus.
Synon. Gervaisia, HarrisonavisPhoenicorodias.

Yellow-footed Green-Pigeon (viridifrons)
SCI Name: Treron phoenicopterus viridifrons
viridifrons
L. viridis  green  < virere  to be green; frons, frontis  forehead, brow.

Yellow-footed Green-Pigeon (annamensis)
SCI Name: Treron phoenicopterus annamensis
annamense / annamensis
Annam Protectorate, French Indochina (= central Vietnam).