(syn. Columba Ϯ Speckled Pigeon C. guinea) Gr. διαλυω dialuō  to part asunder; πτιλον ptilon  feather; "[Key] Feathers of the neck deeply bifurcated (Dialiptila)" (Salvadori 1893).

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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 www.hbw.com on 15 December 2018).