Luzon bleeding heart Gallicolumba luzonica, photographed by Kao-Tai.

Belongs within: Treroninae.

Gallicolumba, the bleeding hearts, is a genus of ground-dwelling doves found in insular south-east Asia and New Guinea, a number of species of which have a prominent red patch on the breast that inspires the vernacular name.

<==Gallicolumba Heck 1849 (see below for synonymy) CC10
    |--*G. luzonica CC10, JT12 [=Columba luzonica CC10, *Plegoenas luzonica CC10]
    |--G. canifrons JT12
    |--G. crinigera JT12 [=Peristera criniger CC10, *Pampusanna criniger CC10]
    |--G. cruenta CC10
    |--G. erythroptera JT12
    |    |--G. e. erythroptera HSS13
    |    `--G. e. pectoralis HSS13
    |--G. ferruginea HSS13
    |--G. hoedtii JT12
    |--G. keayi JT12
    |--G. kubaryi JT12
    |--G. menagei JT12
    |--G. norfolciensis (Latham 1802) [=Columba norfolciensis, Carpophaga norfolciensis] CC10
    |--G. platenae JT12
    |--G. rubescens JT12
    |--G. rufigula JT12
    |--G. salamonis HSS13
    |--G. sanctaecrucis JT12
    |--G. stairi JT12
    |--G. tristigmata JT12
    `--G. xanthonura JT12

Gallicolumba Heck 1849 [=Plegoenas Reichenbach 1851; incl. Pampusanna Pucheran in Dumont d’Urville 1853; Gallicolumbinae] CC10

*Type species of generic name indicated


[CC10] Checklist Committee (OSNZ). 2010. Checklist of the Birds of New Zealand, Norfolk and Macquarie Islands, and the Ross Dependency, Antarctica 4th ed. Ornithological Society of New Zealand and Te Papa Press: Wellington.

[HSS13] Hirschfeld, E., A. Swash & R. Still. 2013. The World's Rarest Birds. Princeton University Press: Princeton (New Jersey).

[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.

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