Eupsittula

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Eupsittula
Aratinga aurea -Brazil-8-4c.jpg
Peach-fronted parakeet (Eupsittula aurea)
on a termite mound in Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittacidae
Subfamily: Arinae
Tribe: Arini
Genus: Eupsittula
Bonaparte, 1853
Species

Eupsittula nana
Eupsittula canicularis
Eupsittula aurea
Eupsittula pertinax
Eupsittula cactorum

Eupsittula is a genus of South and Middle American parakeets in the tribe Arini. Until 2013, all the species were believed to belong to the genus Aratinga.[1] Some of the Eupsittula species are kept in aviculture or as companion parrots, where they are commonly known as conures.

Species

References

  1. ^ Remsen, Jr., J.V.; Schirtzinger, E.E.; Ferraroni, Anna; Silveira, Luís Fábio; & Wright, Timothy F. (24 April 2013). DNA-sequence data require revision of the parrot genus Aratinga (Aves: Psittacidae). Zootaxa 3641(3): 296–300. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3641.3.9
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