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Ducula  Hodgson, 1836
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177360

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Pacific Pigeons [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  
                                  GenusDucula Hodgson, 1836 – Pacific Pigeons  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Ducula aenea (Linnaeus, 1766) – Green Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula aurorae (Peale, 1848) – Polynesian Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula badia (Raffles, 1822) – Mountain Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula bakeri (Kinnear, 1928) – Vanuatu Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula basilica Bonaparte, 1854 – Cinnamon Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula bicolor (Scopoli, 1786) – Pied Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula brenchleyi (G. R. Gray, 1870) – Chestnut-bellied Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula carola (Bonaparte, 1854) – Spotted Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula chalconota (Salvadori, 1874) – Shining Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula cineracea (Temminck, 1835) – Timor Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula concinna (Wallace, 1865) – Elegant Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula constans Bruce, 1989  
                                     Species Ducula finschii (E. P. Ramsay, 1882) – Growling Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula forsteni (Bonaparte, 1854) – White-bellied Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula galeata (Bonaparte, 1855) – Marquesan Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula goliath (G. R. Gray, 1859) – Goliath Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula lacernulata (Temminck, 1822) – Dark-backed Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula latrans (Peale, 1848) – Barking Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula melanochroa (P. L. Sclater, 1878) – Black Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula mindorensis (J. Whitehead, 1896) – Mindoro Zone-tailed Pigeon, Mindoro Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula mullerii (Temminck, 1835) – Collared Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula myristicivora (Scopoli, 1786) – Spice Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula oceanica (Lesson & Garnot, 1826) – Micronesian Pigeon, Micronesian Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula pacifica (Gmelin, 1789) – Pacific Pigeon, Pacific Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula perspicillata (Temminck, 1824) – Spectacled Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula pickeringii (Cassin, 1854) – Grey Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula pinon (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) – Pinon Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula pistrinaria Bonaparte, 1855 – Floury Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula poliocephala (G. R. Gray, 1844) – Pink-bellied Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula radiata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830) – Grey-headed Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula rosacea (Temminck, 1836) – Pink-headed Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula rubricera (Bonaparte, 1854) – Red-knobbed Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula rufigaster (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830) – Purple-tailed Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula whartoni (Sharpe, 1887) – Christmas Imperial Pigeon 
                                     Species Ducula zoeae (Lesson, 1826) – Zoe Imperial Pigeon 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Ducula    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Ducula    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Ducula   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, website (version 1998)  
  Acquired: 1998   
  Notes: Alan P. Peterson;   
  Reference for: Ducula   
  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: Ducula   
  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: Ducula   
  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: Ducula   

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