|Range||Central America, more specifically those of Costa Rica and Panama.|
The Purplish-backed quail-dove (Zentrygon lawrencii), is a species of dove in the Columbidae family. It is endemic to the highlands of Central America, more specifically those of Costa Rica and Panama. The Tuxtla quail-dove of Mexico was once considered part of this species. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.