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Geopelia cuneata  (Latham, 1801)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177194

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Diamond Dove [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderColumbiformes  – Doves, colombes, pigeons, Pigeons  
                            FamilyColumbidae  – Doves, colombes, pigeons  
                                  GenusGeopelia Swainson, 1837 – Zebra Doves  
                                     SpeciesGeopelia cuneata (Latham, 1801) – Diamond Dove  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Geopelia cuneata    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 10.1), website (version 10.1), website (version 10.1)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2020. IOC World Bird List (v 10.1). Available at [Accessed 01 April, 2020]   
  Reference for: Geopelia cuneata, Diamond Dove [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Geopelia cuneata   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2020.04.03, website (version 03-Apr-20)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Geopelia cuneata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright   
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Geopelia cuneata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Schodde, Richard, Edward C. Dickinson, Frank D. Steinheimer, and Walter J. Bock   
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Date of Latham's Supplementum Indicis Ornithologici: 1801 or 1802?   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: South Australian Ornithologist, vol. 35, no. 8   
  Page(s): 231-235   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0038-2973   
  Reference for: Geopelia cuneata   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Australia  



  Comment: The publication date of Geopelia cuneata is cited as (Latham, 1801) by IOC (2014) but as 1802 by Zoonomen (Peterson, 2020); the case is 'confusing and contentious' and described in detail by Peterson on the Zoonomen website  



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