Oberholser's fruit dove

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Oberholser's fruit dove
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Ptilinopus
Species: P. epius
Binomial name
Ptilinopus epius

Oberholser's fruit dove (Ptilinopus epius) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is endemic to Sulawesi. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  • Rheindt, F.E., J.A. Eaton, and F. Verbelen 2011. Vocal trait evolution in a geographic leapfrog pattern: speciation in the Maroon-chinned Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus subgularis) complex from Wallacea. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 123: 429-440.