Recently proposed splits for the family Pigeons

Pacific Dove     Zenaida meloda
Tschudi   1843
sw Ecuador s; w Peru; n Chile
split from: Zenaida asiatica
insert after: Zenaida asiatica
Luis F. Baptista, Pepper W. Trail & Helen M. Horblit,
in: Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 4, J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (eds.), Barcelona, 1997
 

Tuxtla Quail-Dove     Geotrygon carrikeri
Wetmore  1941
s Mexico: se Veracruz
split from: Geotrygon lawrencii
insert after: Geotrygon lawrencii
A.T. Peterson,
Species status of Geotrygon carrikeri
Bulletin B.O.C. 113, 3 (1993): 166-16
 

Hispaniolan Quail-Dove      Geotrygon leucometopius
(Chapman)   1917
Dominican Republic: Cordillera Central, Sierra de Baoruco, Sierra de Neiba
split from: Geotrygon caniceps
insert after: Geotrygon caniceps
Orlando H. Garrido, Guy M. Kirwan & David R. Capper,
Species limits within Grey-headed Quail-dove Geotrygon caniceps and implications for the conservation of a globally threatened species
Bird Conservation International 12 (2001): 169-187
 
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