Reinwardtoena

Reinwardtoena is a small genus of doves in the family Columbidae. They are found on parts of Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

Reinwardtoena
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Reinwardtoena reinwardti
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Subfamily: Columbinae
Genus: Reinwardtoena
Bonaparte, 1854
Species

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The genus was introduced by the French naturalist Charles Lucien Bonaparte in 1854 with the great cuckoo-dove (Reinwardtoena reinwardti) as the type species.[1] The name commemorates the German naturalist Caspar Georg Carl Reinwardt.[2]

The genus contains three species:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bonaparte, Charles Lucien (1854). "Coup d'oeil sur les pigeons (troisième partie)". Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences (in French). 39: 1102–1112 [1112].
  2. ^ Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. London: Christopher Helm. p. 332. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.
  3. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David; Rasmussen, Pamela, eds. (2020). "Pigeons". IOC World Bird List Version 10.1. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 4 March 2020.