Des Murs, 1847,
Formerly placed in genus Zenaidura, along with Z. macroura and Z. graysoni, and these three are clearly close relatives, as confirmed by genetic evidence#R. Race pentheria previously listed as ruficauda, but both names from same publication and pentheria selected by First Revisers#R; name rubripes is a junior synonym of stenura, and virgata of chrysauchenia#R. Birds of Nariño (SW Colombia) sometimes separated as race vulcania. Eleven subspecies recognized.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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