(syn. Patagioenas Ϯ Spot-winged Pigeon P. maculosa) Gr. νοτιος notios southern < νοτος notos south; οινας oinas, οιναδος oinados pigeon; "Notiœnas * gen. nov. Similar to Chlorœnas but tarsus longer than middle toe (without claw); tail much shorter than in Palumbæna (only half as long as wing); bill smaller (length from frontal antia less than distance from same point to anterior angle of eye); plumage of neck not metallic. Type, Columba maculosa Temminck. ... * Nοτιος, southern; οινας, a wild pigeon." (Ridgway 1915).