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Aprosmictus erythropterus Oct 2007.jpg
Red-winged parrot
(Aprosmictus erythropterus)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Tribe: Polytelini
Genus: Aprosmictus
Gould, 1842

2, see text

Aprosmictus is a genus of parrots in the family Psittaculidae.[1] Several former members, including the Australian king parrot, are now placed in the genus Alisterus.


It contains two species and five subspecies:[1]

  • Jonquil parrot (A. jonquillaceus)
    • A. j. jonquillaceus
    • A. j. wetterensis
  • Red-winged parrot (A. erythropterus)
    • A. e. papua
    • A. e. coccineopterus
    • A. e. erythropterus


  1. ^ a b GILL, F.; DONSKER, D. (Eds.) (2013). Parrots. IOC World Bird List (v.3.5).

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