(Columbidae; Ϯ Buff-fronted Quail Dove Z. costaricensis) Portmanteau of genera Zenaida Bonaparte, 1838, dove, and Geotrygon Gosse, 1847, quail dove; "Zentrygon, new genus Type species. Geotrygon costaricensis Lawrence, 1868. ... Etymology. This feminine name is formed from Zenaida and Geotrygon, to reflect the phylogenetic relationship with the former genus and the general form and habits long associated with quail-doves" (Banks et al. 2013).