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Gallicolumba  Heck, 1849
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177252

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Island Ground-Doves [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 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  
                                  GenusGallicolumba Heck, 1849 – Island Ground-Doves  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Gallicolumba beccarii (Salvadori, 1876) – Bronze Ground Dove 
                                     Species Gallicolumba canifrons (Hartlaub & Finsch, 1872) – Palau Ground-Dove, Palau Ground Dove 
                                     Species Gallicolumba crinigera (Pucheran, 1853) – Mindanao Bleeding-heart 
                                     Species Gallicolumba erythroptera (Gmelin, 1789) – Polynesian Ground Dove 
                                     Species Gallicolumba ferruginea (J. R. Forster, 1844)  
                                     Species Gallicolumba hoedtii (Schlegel, 1871) – Wetar Ground Dove 
                                     Species Gallicolumba jobiensis (A. B. Meyer, 1875) – Purple Ground Dove 
                                     Species Gallicolumba keayi (W. E. Clarke, 1900) – Negros Bleeding-heart 
                                     Species Gallicolumba kubaryi (Finsch, 1880) – Truk Island Ground-Dove, White-fronted Ground Dove 
                                     Species Gallicolumba luzonica (Scopoli, 1786) – Luzon Bleeding-heart 
                                     Species Gallicolumba menagei (Bourns & Worcester, 1894) – Sulu Bleeding-heart 
                                     Species Gallicolumba platenae (Salvadori, 1893) – Mindoro Bleeding-heart 
                                     Species Gallicolumba rubescens (Vieillot, 1818) – Marquesan Ground Dove 
                                     Species Gallicolumba rufigula (Pucheran, 1853) – Cinnamon Ground Dove 
                                     Species Gallicolumba salamonis (E. P. Ramsay, 1882) – Thick-billed Ground Dove 
                                     Species Gallicolumba sanctaecrucis Mayr, 1935 – Santa Cruz Ground Dove 
                                     Species Gallicolumba stairi (G. R. Gray, 1856) – Friendly Ground-Dove, Tongan Ground Dove 
                                     Species Gallicolumba tristigmata (Bonaparte, 1855) – Sulawesi Ground Dove 
                                     Species Gallicolumba xanthonura (Temminck, 1823) – White-throated Ground-Dove, White-throated Ground Dove 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Gallicolumba    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Gallicolumba    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Gallicolumba   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, website (version 1998)  
  Acquired: 1998   
  Notes: Alan P. Peterson;   
  Reference for: Gallicolumba   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.05.08, website (version 08-May-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Gallicolumba   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Gallicolumba   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Gallicolumba   

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