Homoptila

(syn. Leptotila Ϯ White-tipped Dove L. verreauxi) Gr. ὁμοιος homoios  like, similar; πτιλον ptilon  feather; "Homoptila Nov. Gen.  (da ὁμοιος simile e πτιλον penna).  Genere LEPTOPTILAE differt tantum remige prima apicem versus minime attenuata  ...  Ho scelto il nome Homoptila per indicare come le 1a remigante sia di forma uguale alle altre" (Salvadori 1871).

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Recommended citation
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).