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Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Wallace's Fruit-dove (Ptilinopus wallacii) - HBW 4, p. 210

French: Ptilope de Wallace German: Weißkehl-Fruchttaube Spanish: Tilopo de Wallace
Other common names: Golden-shouldered/Crimson-capped/Wallace's Green Fruit-dove, Wallace's Fruit-pigeon

Taxonomy: Ptilonopus [sic] Wallacii G. R. Gray, 1858, Aru Islands.
Placed in a species-group with P. perlatus, P. ornatus, P. tannensis, P. aurantiifrons and, in some accounts, P. superbus. Monotypic.

Distribution: S Moluccas (Banda, Kur, Manggur, Taam, Komeer, Bacer, Kai), E Lesser Sundas (Babar, Tanimbar) and Aru Is to SW New Guinea (R Mimika to R Noord).