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Ducula bicolor bicolor(Scopoli, 1786)

Pied imperial-pigeon

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: New Guinea
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1861 Carpophagus bicolor. New Guinea] [1861 Myristicivora bicolor (Scop) New Guinea A.R.Wallace. Tw. C.]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from New Guinea.

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Columbiformes: Columbidae (Pigeons & Doves)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Myristicivora bicolor
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
New Guinea
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring