I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1838,
Formerly placed in genus Mesoenas. Recent anomalous record from rainforest may prove to belong to subspecifically distinct population#R, but no relevant specimens known to exist. Monotypic.
Madagascar. Known only to occur in three widely separated small areas in W & N, between 12°44’ S (Analamera) and 20° S (Menabe forests); however, single anomalous record from E (Ambatovaky).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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