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Fruit-dove (Genus: Ptilinopus) - Wiki
Subject: Fruit-dove (Genus: Ptilinopus) - Wiki
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Fruit-dove (Genus: Ptilinopus) - Wiki


Fruit-dove
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Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Ptilinopus
Synonyms: Chrysoenas

[Photo] Jambu Fruit-dove (Ptilinopus jambu). Photo by Ltshears. License: public domain.

The fruit-doves are a genus (Ptilinopus) of doves. They occur from Southeast Asia via the Wallacea and the Philippines to Australia and the Pacific. This is a large genus with roughly 50 species, and includes some extinct taxa:

Black-backed Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus cinctus
Black-banded Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus alligator
Red-naped Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus dohertyi
Pink-headed Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus porphyreus
Flame-breasted Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus marchei
Cream-bellied Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus merrilli
Yellow-breasted Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus occipitalis
Red-eared Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus fischeri
Jambu Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus jambu
Maroon-chinned Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus subgularis
Black-chinned Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus leclancheri
Scarlet-breasted Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus bernsteinii
Wompoo Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus magnificus
Pink-spotted Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus perlatus
Ornate Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus ornatus
Tanna Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus tannensis
Orange-fronted Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus aurantiifrons
Wallace's Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus wallacii
Superb Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus superbus
Many-coloured Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus perousii
Purple-capped Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus porphyraceus
- Ebon Purple-capped Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus porphyraceus marshallianus - doubtfully distinct; extinct (late 19th century)?
Palau Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus pelewensis
Rarotonga Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus rarotongensis
- Mauke Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus rarotongensis "byronensis" - extinct (mid-/late 19th century)
Tubuai Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus sp. - prehistoric
Mariana Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus roseicapilla
Rose-crowned Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus regina
Silver-capped Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus richardsii
Grey-green Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus purpuratus
Makatea Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus chalcurus
Atoll Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus coralensis
Red-bellied Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus greyii
Rapa Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus huttoni
White-capped Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus dupetithouarsii
Red-moustached Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus mercierii - extinct (mid-20th century)
Henderson Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus insularis
Coroneted Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus coronulatus
Beautiful Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus pulchellus
Blue-capped Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus monacha
White-bibbed Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus rivoli
Yellow-bibbed Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus solomonensis
Claret-breasted Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus viridis
White-headed Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus eugeniae
Orange-bellied Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus iozonus
Knob-billed Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus insolitus
Grey-headed Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus hyogaster
Carunculated Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus granulifrons
Black-naped Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus melanospilus
Dwarf Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus nanus
Negros Fruit-dove, Ptilinopus arcanus - possibly extinct (late 20th century?)
Orange Dove, Ptilinopus victor
Golden Dove, Ptilinopus luteovirens
Whistling Dove, Ptilinopus layardi

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