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Columba Linnaeus 1758 (dove)

Reptilia - Columbiformes - Columbidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39354

Synonym: Trocaza Bonaparte 1854 (taxon 371494)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Columbidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Alectroenas, Alopecoenas, Arenicolumba, Bountyphaps, Caloenas, Chalcophaps, Claravis, Columbina, Columbinae, Didunculinae, Drepanoptila, Ducula, Dysmoropelia, Ectopistes, Gallicolumba, Geotrygon, Gerandia, Gourinae, Hemiphaga, Leptotila, Leucosarcia, Lithophaps, Macropygia, Natunaornis, Nesoenas, Ocyphaps, Oena, Patagioenas, Pezophaps, Phaps, Ptilinopus, Raphus, Rupephaps, Streptopelia, Treron, Turtur, Zenaida

Subtaxa: Columba janthina, Columba junoniae, Columba livia, Columba melitensis, Columba micula, Columba oenas, Columba omnisanctorum, Columba palumbus, Columba thiriouxi, Columba vitiensis

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Ecology: volant frugivore-granivore