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Chalcophaps indica(Linnaeus, 1758)

Emerald dove

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Lombok
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1856 Chalc. Javanica ♂ Lombock. 48.] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. ♂ Chalcophaps indica, Linn Loc. Lombock. Ex. Coll. Wallace]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Lombok.

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Columbiformes: Columbidae (Pigeons & Doves)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Chalcophaps indica
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Lombok, Java
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring