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Columba thiriouxi Hume 2011 (Mauritian wood pigeon)

PaleoDB taxon number: 371502

Full reference: J. P. Hume. 2011. Systematics, morphology, and ecology of pigeons and doves (Aves: Columbidae) of the Mascarene Islands, with three new species. Zootaxa 3124:1-62

Belongs to Columba according to J. P. Hume 2011

Sister taxa: Columba janthina, Columba junoniae, Columba livia, Columba melitensis, Columba micula, Columba oenas, Columba omnisanctorum, Columba palumbus, Columba vitiensis

Type specimen: MNHN 6934, a set of limb elements (right tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Vallée des Prêtres, which is in a Holocene terrestrial horizon in Mauritius.