Genus MYRISTICIVORA

Genus MYRISTICIVORA.

Myristicivora Reichenb., Av. Syst. Nat., p. 26 (1852).

Type, Columba bicolor Scop.

The genus Myristicivora contains certain Pigeons distinguished by their peculiar creamy-white and black coloration, whilst they also differ from those of the genus Muscadivora in having much shorter tails. There is no naked skin round the eye and the lores are fully feathered. In various forms this genus, of one species, ranges throughout the Indo-Malayan region to New Guinea and Australia.

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 MYRISTICIVORA
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1928
Page No: 
211
M_ID: 
5693
M_SN: 
Ducula
Volume: 
Vol. 5
Term name: 
id: 
4511

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