(syn. Treron Ϯ Thick-billed Green Pigeon T. curvirostra) Gr. αγκιστρον ankistron  fish-hook  < αγκος ankos  bend; "4. Ancistroa B. (Columba curvirostra Gmelin)" (Billberg 1828).

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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 20 January 2019).