Alopecoenas erythropterus Gmelin 1789 (Polynesian ground-dove)

Aves - Columbiformes - Columbidae

Alternative combinations: Columba erythroptera, Gallicolumba erythroptera

Belongs to Alopecoenas according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Steadman 1991 and Steadman and Pahlavan 1992

Sister taxa: Alopecoenas beccarii, Alopecoenas jobiensis, Alopecoenas norfolkensis, Alopecoenas rubescens, Alopecoenas stairi, Alopecoenas xanthonurus

Ecology: volant frugivore-granivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cook Islands (4 collections), French Polynesia (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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