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Banggai Fruit Dove
04 20 222 ptilinopus subgularis subgularis
Information
Common Name Maroon-chinned Fruit Dove
Range Banggai Islands in Central Sulawesi
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Ptilinopus
Species Ptilinopus subgularis
Conservation Status
VUSpecies
Vulnerable

The Banggai fruit dove (Ptilinopus subgularis), is a species of dove in the Columbidae family. It is endemic to the Banggai Islands in Central Sulawesi. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Taxonomy

Prior to 2014, Ramphiculus subgularis or Ptilinopus subgularis was known as the Maroon-chinned fruit dove, and also encompassed what is now Oberholser's fruit dove (Ptilinopus epia) and the Sula fruit dove (Ptilinopus mangoliensis), following Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993).

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