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The eastern spotted dove (Spilopelia chinensis) belongs to the family Columbidae under the order Columbiformes.

Eastern spotted dove taxonomy

The family Columbidae includes about 42 genera and 310 species. The family Columbidae includes two subfamilies, namely, Columbinae and Raphinae. The Raphinae are a clade of extinct flightless birds.

The Spilopelia is a small genus having only two species, viz., Spilopelia chinensis and Spilopelia senegalensis. The genus Spilopelia is closely related to genus Streptopelia.

The species Spilopelia chinensis and Spilopelia senegalensis were earlier included in the genus Streptopelia. However, a 2001 study based on molecular sequence as well as vocalization indicated that these two species stood out from the remaining species in the genus Streptopelia.

Carl Sundevall had erected the genus Stigmatopelia (with the type senegalensis) and the genus Spilopelia (with the type chinensis, suratensis and tigrina) in 1872.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Spilopelia chinensis
Species:S. chinensis
Genus:Spilopelia
Subfamily:-
Family:Columbidae
Order:Columbiformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
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Photos
Eastern spotted dove - Spilopelia chinensis
1.Eastern spotted dove - Spilopelia chinensis
Photo by Anurananroy

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2.Eastern spotted dove - Spilopelia chinensis
Photo by Sayantanghoshsayantanghosh

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3.Eastern spotted dove - Spilopelia chinensis
Photo by Bpande281

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4.Eastern spotted dove - Spilopelia chinensis
Photo by Shantanu Kuveskar


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5.Eastern spotted dove - Spilopelia chinensis
Photo by Manoj K

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6.Eastern spotted dove - Spilopelia chinensis
Photo by Sumita Roy Dutta

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7.Eastern spotted dove - Spilopelia chinensis
Photo by J.M.Garg

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8.Spilopelia chinensis by Davidyeotb at en.wikipedia

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1.Eastern spotted dove photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Polka_dots.jpg (cropped)
Author: Anurananroy | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
2.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Sayantanghoshsayantanghosh | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
3.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Bpande281 | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
4.Photo source: https://en.wikipedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Shantanu Kuveskar | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
5.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Manoj K | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
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Author: Sumita Roy Dutta | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
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Author: J.M.Garg | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
8.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Davidyeotb at en.wikipedia | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
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