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genus

Ducula Hodgson, 1836

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

Scientific synonyms

Myristicivora Reichenbach, 1853

Included taxa

Number of records: 44

species Ducula aenea (Linnaeus, 1766) - Green Imperial Pigeon

Ducula aenea

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-bellied Imperial Pigeon
species Ducula bicolor (Scopoli, 1786) - Pied Imperial Pigeon

Ducula bicolor

species Ducula brenchleyi (G. R. Gray, 1870) - Chestnut-bellied Imperial Pigeon
species Ducula carola (Bonaparte, 1854) - Spotted Imperial Pigeon

Ducula carola

species Ducula chalconota (Salvadori, 1874) - Rufescent Imperial Pigeon
species Ducula cineracea (Temminck, 1835) - Timor Imperial Pigeon
species Ducula concinna (Wallace, 1865) - Elegant Imperial Pigeon

Ducula concinna

species Ducula finschii (E. P. Ramsay, 1882) - Finsch's Imperial Pigeon
species Ducula forsteni (Bonaparte, 1854) - White-bellied Imperial Pigeon

Ducula forsteni

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 luctuosa (Temminck, 1825) - Silver-tipped Imperial Pigeon

Ducula luctuosa

species Ducula melanochroa (P. L. Sclater, 1878) - Black Imperial Pigeon
species Ducula mindorensis (J. Whitehead, 1896) - Mindoro Imperial Pigeon
species Ducula mullerii (Temminck, 1835) - Collared Imperial Pigeon

Ducula mullerii

species Ducula myristicivora (Scopoli, 1786) - Spice Imperial Pigeon

Ducula myristicivora

species Ducula neglecta (Schlegel, 1866) - Seram Imperial Pigeon
species Ducula nicobarica (Pelzeln, 1865) - Nicobar Imperial Pigeon
species Ducula oceanica (Lesson & Garnot, 1826) - Micronesian Imperial Pigeon
species Ducula pacifica (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) - Pacific Imperial Pigeon

Ducula pacifica

species Ducula perspicillata (Temminck, 1824) - Spectacled Imperial Pigeon

Ducula perspicillata

species Ducula pickeringii (Cassin, 1854) - Grey Imperial Pigeon
species Ducula pinon (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) - Pinon's Imperial Pigeon

Ducula pinon

species Ducula pistrinaria Bonaparte, 1855 - Island Imperial Pigeon
species Ducula poliocephala (G. R. Gray, 1844) - Pink-bellied Imperial Pigeon

Ducula poliocephala

species Ducula radiata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830) - Grey-headed Imperial Pigeon

Ducula radiata

species Ducula rosacea (Temminck, 1835) - Pink-headed Imperial Pigeon

Ducula rosacea

species Ducula rubricera (Bonaparte, 1854) - Red-knobbed Imperial Pigeon

Ducula rubricera

species Ducula rufigaster (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830) - Purple-tailed Imperial Pigeon

Ducula rufigaster

species Ducula shutleri Worthy & Burley, 2019
species Ducula spilorrhoa (G. R. Gray, 1858) - Torresian Imperial Pigeon

Ducula spilorrhoa

species Ducula subflavescens (Finsch, 1886) - Yellowish Imperial Pigeon
species Ducula whartoni (Sharpe, 1887) - Christmas Imperial Pigeon
species Ducula zoeae (Desmarest, 1826) - Zoe's Imperial Pigeon

Fossil taxa

species Ducula david Balouet & Olson, 1987 - Steadman's Imperial-pigeon
species Ducula harrisoni Wragg & Worthy, 2006
species Ducula lakeba Worthy, 2001 - Lakeba Imperial-pigeon
species Ducula tihonireasini Rigal, Kirch Worthy, 2018

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [39b2d55f-edf9-4ecb-a328-08d314453af3]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Ducula Hodgson, 1836]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [52b454d3-994c-4602-9932-7d6957cb9ca9]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Myristicivora Reichenbach, 1853]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Ducula Hodgson, 1836]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021

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extinct taxon