Peristera

Gr. περιστερα peristera  pigeon, dove (generally identified with the Rock Dove and its domesticated varieties, but also including the Wood Pigeon, Stock Dove and Turtle Dove).
● (syn. Chalcophaps Ϯ Emerald Dove C. indica) "6.e Race. Les TURVERTS; Peristera, Sw.  Bec alongé, assez recourbé, mais peu convexe à la pointe  ...  ailes alongées, pointues; queue arrondie, médiocre; tarses assez longs, complétement nus, à doigts faibles.   32.º COLOMBE TURVERT; Columba javanica, Lath.; Temm., pl. 26; Enl., 177.  De Timor (Maugé), de Sumatra (Duvaucel), Nouvelle-Guinée (Lesson)" (Lesson 1831).
● (syn. Claravis Ϯ Blue Ground Dove C. pretiosa) "PERISTERARostrum gracile, sub-emarginatum.  Alæ rotundatæ; remige prima brevi, abrupte attenuata; 2da et 5ta fere æqualibus, 3tis et 4ta æqualibus, longissimis.  Cauda rotundata.  Pedes fortes, nudi, sub-elongati; tarsis squamis anterioribus imbricatis, lateralibus nullis.  ...  Type. Col. cinerea. Temm." (Swainson 1827).   
● (syn. Streptopelia Ϯ European Turtle Dove S. turtur) "Gattung Peristera.1    Hierher aus Europa:  1. Col. turtur Lin.  ...  Περιστερα. Aristot." (Boie 1828).   Var. Peristeria.

Search for more names on the Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology by James A. Jobling.
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 20 January 2019).