Pink-necked green pigeon Treron vernans, copyright J. J. Harrison.

Belongs within: Treroninae.

Treron, the green pigeons, is a genus of large fruit pigeons found in Africa and Asia whose vernacular name refers to their predominant coloration.

<==Treron Vieillot 1816 (see below for synonymy)B94
    |--T. sieboldiiJT12 [=Sphenurus sieboldiiT89]
    `--+--T. vernansJT12
       |    |--T. v. vernansH03
       |    |--T. v. griseicapillaRN72
       |    `--T. v. mesochloaH03
       `--+--T. calvusJT12
          `--+--T. australisJT12
             |    |--T. a. australisT62
             |    |--T. a. ansorgeiT62
             |    |--T. a. breviceraT62 [=T. calva breviceraRN72]
             |    |--T. a. chobiensisT62
             |    |--T. a. granvikiT62
             |    |--T. a. nudirostris [=Phalacotreron nudirostris, T. calva nudirostris, Vinago calva nudirostris]T62
             |    |--T. a. orientalis [=Vinago orientalis]T62
             |    |--T. a. poensisT62
             |    |--T. a. salvadoriiT62
             |    |--T. a. schalowiT62
             |    |--T. a. sharpeiT62
             |    |--T. a. uellensisT62
             |    |--T. a. vylderiT62
             |    |--T. a. wakefieldiiT62
             |    `--T. a. xeniaT62
             `--T. waaliaJT12
Treron incertae sedis:
  T. apicaudaJT12 [=Sphenocercus apicicaudaS89]
  T. bicinctusJT12
    |--T. b. bicinctusT62
    |--T. b. domwiliiT62
    |--T. b. javanaT62
    `--T. b. leggeiT62
  T. capelleiJT12
  T. curvirostraJT12
    |--T. c. curvirostraT62
    |--T. c. nipalensisT62
    `--T. c. smicraH03
  T. delalandiiT62
    |--T. d. delalandiiT62
    `--T. d. grantiT62
  T. florisJT12
  T. formosaeJT12
  T. fulvicollisJT12
    |--T. f. fulvicollisT62
    `--T. f. baramensisT62
  T. griseicaudaJT12 [=T. pompadora griseicaudaT62]
    |--T. g. griseicaudaR02
    `--T. g. sangirensisR02
  T. olaxJT12
  T. oxyurusJT12
  T. pembaensisJT12
  T. phoenicopterusJT12
    |--T. p. phoenicopterusT62
    |--T. p. annamensisT62
    |--T. p. chlorigasterT62
    |--T. p. phillipsiT62
    `--T. p. viridifronsT62
  T. pompadoraJT12
    |--T. p. pompadoraT62
    |--T. p. adaT62
    `--T. p. phayreiT62
  T. psittaceusJT12
  T. sanctithomaeJT12
  T. seimundiJT12
  T. sphenurusJT12
  T. teysmanniiJT12

Treron Vieillot 1816 [incl. Osmotreron Bonaparte 1854, Phalacrotreron Bonaparte 1854, Sphenocercus Gray 1840, Vinago Cuvier 1816]B94

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B94] Bock, W. J. 1994. History and nomenclature of avian family-group names. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 222: 1–281.

[H03] Heads, M. 2003. Ericaceae in Malesia: vicariance biogeography, terrane tectonics and ecology. Telopea 10 (1): 311–449.

[JT12] Jetz, W., G. H. Thomas, J. B. Joy, K. Hartmann & A. Ø. Mooers. 2012. The global diversity of birds in space and time. Nature 491: 444–448.

[R02] Riley, J. 2002. Population sizes and the status of endemic and restricted-range bird species on Sangihe Island, Indonesia. Bird Conservation International 12: 53–78.

[RN72] Rutgers, A., & K. A. Norris (eds) 1972. Encyclopaedia of Aviculture vol. 1. London, Blandford Press.

[S89] Salvadori, T. 1889. Viaggio di Leonardo Fea nella Birmania e nelle regioni vicine. XIX.—Uccelli raccolti nei Monti Carin a nord-est di Tounghoo, nel Pegù presso Rangoon e Tounghoo e nel Tenasserim presso Malewoon. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova, Serie 2a, 7: 369–438.

[T89] Takeshita, N. 1989. Nihon no Yachoo. Kogakukan: Tokyo.

[T62] Tendeiro, J. 1962. Estudos sobre malófagos: revisão monográfica do género Columbicola Ewing (Ischnocera, Philopteridae). Memórias da Junta de Investigações do Ultramar, ser. 2, 32: 7–460.

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