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Nesoenas picturata aldabrana Sclater, 1872:623

Amirante turtle dove

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Streptopelia (Columba) picturata aldabrana Sclater, 1872:623

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Amirante Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Sclater, P. L. (1872). The secretary on additions to the menagerie. proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 3: 623-626.

 

Other references:

Benson, C. W. (1999). Type specimens of bird skins in the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ritish Ornithologists' Club Occasional Publications 4: 1-221.

BirdLife International. (2012). Nesoenas picturatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 08 December 2014.

Hume, Julian Pender. (2011). Systematics, morphology, and ecology of pigeons and doves (Aves: Columbidae) of the Mascarene Islands, with three new species. Zootaxa 3124: 1-62. [Abstract]

Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser.

Skerrett, A. and Disley, T. 2011. Birds of Seychelles. Christopher Helm, London, UK.

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/15630/nesoenas-picturata-aldabrana

 

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