Taxon profile


Leptotila Swainson, 1837

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 11

species Leptotila battyi (Rothschild, 1901) - Brown-backed Dove
species Leptotila cassinii Lawrence, 1867 - Grey-chested Dove

Leptotila cassinii

species Leptotila conoveri Bond & Meyer de Schauensee, 1943 - Tolima Dove
species Leptotila jamaicensis (Linnaeus, 1766) - Caribbean Dove
species Leptotila megalura (P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1879) - Yungas Dove
species Leptotila ochraceiventris Chapman, 1914 - Ochre-bellied Dove
species Leptotila pallida (Berlepsch & Taczanowski, 1884) - Pallid Dove
species Leptotila plumbeiceps P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1868 - Grey-headed Dove

Leptotila plumbeiceps

species Leptotila rufaxilla (Richard & Bernard, 1792) - Grey-fronted Dove
species Leptotila verreauxi (Bonaparte, 1855) - White-tipped Dove

Leptotila verreauxi

species Leptotila wellsi (Lawrence, 1884) - Grenada Dove

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1370692]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Leptotila Swainson, 1837]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Leptotila Swainson, 1837]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021

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