Genus IANTHOENAS

Genus IANTHOENAS.

Lanthoenas Reichenbach, Nat. Syst. Vog., p. 25 (1852). Type, Columba janthina Temm.
This genus is very close to Alsocomus but differs not only in colour and colour-pattern but also in having the nude space round the eye running in a bare strip from the eye to the base of the bill. The genus contains two species only.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.5 1928.
Title in Book: 
Genus IANTHOENAS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1928
Page No: 
233
M_ID: 
4814
M_SN: 
Columba
Volume: 
Vol. 5
Term name: 
id: 
4539

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