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The wedge-tailed green pigeon (Treron sphenurus) belongs to the family Columbidae under the order Columbiformes.

Wedge-tailed green pigeon taxonomy

The family Columbidae was first introduced by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in a guide to the contents of the British Museum published in 1820.

The family Columbidae comprises three subfamilies, viz., Columbinae, Claravinae and Raphinae. The subfamily Raphinae was first described by Frank Alexander Wetmore (June 18, 1886 – December 7, 1978), an American ornithologist and avian paleontologist, in the year 1930.

The subfamily Raphinae comprises several genera, including genus Treron. The genus Treron was first introduced by Louis Pierre Vieillot (May 10, 1748 – August 24, 1830), a French ornithologist, in the year 1816.

The genus Treron comprises 29 species, including Treron sphenurus. The species Treron sphenurus was first introduced by Nicholas Aylward Vigors (1785 – 26 October 1840), an Irish zoologist and politician, in the year 1832. The species T. sphenurus is polytypic and comprises five subspecies.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Treron sphenurus
Species:T. sphenurus
Genus:Treron
Subfamily:-
Family:Columbidae
Order:Columbiformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Wedge-tailed green pigeon - Treron sphenurus
1.Wedge-tailed green pigeon - Treron sphenurus 337
Image by Koshy Koshy


Treron sphenurus
2.Wedge-tailed green pigeon - Treron sphenurus
Image by Pkspks

Treron sphenurus
3.Wedge-tailed green pigeon - Treron sphenurus
Image by Dibyendu Ash

Treron sphenurus
4.Wedge-tailed green pigeon - Treron sphenurus
Image by Geetanjalidhar

Treron sphenurus
5.Wedge-tailed green pigeon - Treron sphenurus
Image by Ron Knight

Treron sphenurus
6.Wedge-tailed green pigeon - Treron sphenurus
Image by Ron Knight
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1.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/kkoshy/34439653416/ (cropped)
Author: Koshy Koshy | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 4/11/18
2.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Treron_sphenurus.jpg (cropped)
Author: Pkspks | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 4/11/18
3.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wedge-tailed_Green_Pigeon_Bhimtaal_Uttarakhand_India_27.05.2016.jpg (cropped)
Image author: Dibyendu Ash | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 4/11/18
4.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wedge-tailed_Green_Pigeon_2.jpg (cropped)
Image author: Geetanjalidhar | License: CC BY 3.0 as on 4/11/18
5.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/9919745@N03/8077059421 (cropped)
Image author: Ron Knight | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 4/11/18
6.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/sussexbirder/8077059055/ (cropped)
Image author: Ron Knight | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 4/11/18
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