Type, by monotypy, P. rufaxilla Nat. Libr., 5, pl. 24 = Peristera rufaxilla Selby (not of Richard and Bernard) = Columba jamaicensis LinnéPeters reference here to volume "5" of the Nat. Libr. is not as helpful as it might be. There is a wild proliferation of volume numbers in the Natualist's Library, but this probably refers to volume V the Ornithological section.