(syn. Columba Ϯ Comoro Olive Pigeon C. pollenii) Gr. αμαυρος amauros  dark; οινας oinas, οιναδος oinados  pigeon; "[Key] General plumage almost uniform brown, with no vinous tinge whatever; feathers on the sides of the neck with light spots at the tip (Amaurœnas) . . . . polleni" (Salvadori 1893).  Var. Amauraenas.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 23 January 2019).