COLUMBINA

(Columbidae; Ϯ Picui Ground Dove C. picui strepitans) L. columbina  little dove  < dim. columba  dove; "Magnitudine passeris.   SPECIES 1. COLUMBINA STREPITANS.  ...  Corpus Merula fere duplo minus  ...  Habitat in campis Piauhy, mas foemina maior, alis Crotali horridi instar crepitans, ideoque ab incolis Cascavelha, ab Azara Picui nominata.    SPECIES 2. COLUMBINA CAMPESTRIS.  ...  Habitat gregaria in campis Bahiae, "Cabóclas" ab incolis denominata; foemina mare minor.    SPECIES 3. COLUMBINA CABOCOLO.  ...  Corpus praecedente vix maius  ...    SPECIES 4. COLUMBINA GRISEOLA.  ...  Habitat in sylviis fl. Amazonum." (von Spix 1825); "Columbina Spix, Av. Bras., 2, 1825, p. 57, 58. Type, by subsequent designation, Columbina strepitans Spix. (G. R. Gray, List Gen. Bds., ed. 2, 1841, p. 75)." (Peters 1937, III, 104).
Synon. Chaemepelia, Columbigallina, Columbula, Eupelia, Leptopelia, Oxypelia, Pyrgitoenas, Talpacotia.

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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 22 January 2019).