(syn. Columba Ϯ Speckled Wood Pigeon C. hodgsonii) Gr. δενδρον dendron  tree; τρηρων trērōn, τρηρωνος trērōnos  pigeon  < τρεω treō  to flee in fear; "This form [Coccyzura], like Swainson's Ptilinopus and our Dendrotreron [Col. Hodgsonii, Vigors, P. Z. S. 1832, p. 16], serves to connect the Columbinæ or Insessorial or typical Pigeons with the Vinaginæ (or dentirostral?) or tree Pigeons" (Hodgson 1843).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 16 December 2018).