Taxon profile


Lemon Dove
Columba larvata Temminck, 1809

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Columbiformes »  family Columbidae - pigeons and doves »  genus Columba

Scientific synonyms

Aplopelia larvata Temminck, 1809

Other names

= African Lemon Dove
= Eastern Lemon Dove

Least Concern LC  as Aplopelia larvata


Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subspecies Columba larvata bronzina Rüppell, 1837
subspecies Columba larvata hypoleuca (Salvadori, 1903)
subspecies Columba larvata inornata (Reichenow, 1892)
subspecies Columba larvata jacksoni (Sharpe, 1904)
subspecies Columba larvata larvata Temminck, 1809
subspecies Columba larvata principalis (Hartlaub, 1866)
subspecies Columba larvata samaliyae (C. M. N. White, 1948)
subspecies Columba larvata simplex (Hartlaub, 1849) - Forest Dove

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22690384]

Bird Life [] [as Aplopelia larvata Temminck, 1809]
Data retrieved on: 3 December 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Columba larvata Temminck, 1809]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Aplopelia larvata Temminck, 1809]
Data retrieved on: 3 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Columba larvata Temminck, 1810]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Columba larvata]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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