Oreopeleia

(syn. Geotrygon Ϯ Ruddy Quail Dove G. montana martinica) Gr. ορος oros, ορεος oreos  mountain (i.e. mountains of Martinique); πελεια peleia  dove; "Genera et Species typicae.  ...  δ. *Oreopeleia Rchb.  martinicana (Col. — Briss.)  Ic. Av. t. 257. ic. 1431—32. t. 257b. ic. 3382. t. 224. ic. 1259. t. 258. ic. 1439. t. 266. ic. 2882—83." (Reichenbach 1853); "Oreopeleia Reichenbach, Av. Syst. Nat., 1852 (1853), p. xxv. Type, by original designation, Columba martinicana Brisson = Columba martinica Linné." (Peters 1938, III, 128).   Var. Oropeleia, Oropelia, Oreopelia.

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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 11 December 2018).