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Western ground parrot, Pezoporus flaviventris
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Platycercinae
Tribe: Pezoporini
Bonaparte, 1837

The tribe Pezoporini is the sister clade of the tribe Platycercini that contains the broad-tailed parrots.


The inclusion of the following taxon is based on the paper by Joseph et al. (2012).[1]


  1. ^ Leo Joseph; Alicia Toon; Erin E. Schirtzinger; Timothy F. Wright; Richard Schodde (2012). "A revised nomenclature and classification for family-group taxa of parrots (Psittaciformes)" (PDF). Zootaxa. 3205: 26–40.

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