(syn. Columba Ϯ African Olive Pigeon C. arquatrix) Gr. στικτος stiktos  spotted  < στιζω stizō  to tattoo; οινας oinas, οιναδος oinados  pigeon; "a. *Stictoenas RCHB. arquatrix (Col. - L.)  Ic. Av. t. 221. ic. 1251-52 et 1250" (Reichenbach 1852).  Var. Stictaenas, Strictoenas.

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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 on 15 December 2018).