ZENAIDA

(Columbidae; Ϯ Zenaida Dove Z. aurita zenaida) Specific name Columba zenaida Bonaparte, 1825 (= subsp. Zenaida aurita); "Gen. 191. ZENAIDA, Nob.   274. ZENAIDA AMABILIS, Nob. (Columba zenaida, Nob.) Aud. pl. 162.  Southern parts.   275. ZENAIDA MONTANA, Nob.  (Columba montana, L.) Aud. pl. 167.  Southern parts." (Bonaparte 1838); "Zenaida Bonaparte, Geogr. and Comp. List, 1838, p. 41. Type, by tautonymy, Zenaida amabilis Bonaparte = Columba zenaida Bonaparte." (Peters 1937, III, 86).
Var. Zenaeda, Zeneida, Zenoida, Zonaida.
Synon. Melopelia, Nesopelia, Perissura, Platypteroena, Stenuroena, Zenaidura.

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Recommended citation
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 12 December 2018).