CHALCOPHAPS

(Columbidae; Ϯ Brown-capped Emerald Dove C. longirostris) Gr. χαλκος khalkos  bronze; φαψ phaps, φαβος phabos  pigeon; "CHALCOPHAPS CHRYSOCHLORA. Little Green Pigeon.  ... centre of the back, wing-coverts and outer webs of the tertiaries shining greenish copper-colour" (Gould 1843); "Chalcophaps Gould, Bds. Austr., pt. 13, 1843, pl. [8] (= 5, pl. 62 of bound vol.) Type, by monotypy, Columba chrysochlora Wagler." (Peters 1937, III, 114); "190. Chalcophaps longirostris  ...  Race rogersi previously listed as "chrysochlora", but this name apparently based on several different forms of Chalcophaps and lectotypification excludes its application to Australasian populations." (del Hoyo & Collar (eds.) 2014, 188).
Synon. Monornis, Peristera.

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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 www.hbw.com on 23 January 2019).