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Eastern bluebonnet (Northiella haematogaster)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Platycercinae
Selby, 1836

Platycercinae is a subfamily of birds belonging to the Psittaculidae family that inhabit Oceania.[1] Consists of two tribes, the ground parrots and allies (Pezoporini) and the many species of broad-tailed parrot (Platycercini).


Tribe Pezoporini:[1]

Tribe Platycercini:[1]


  1. ^ a b c 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) ISSN 1175-5326 Zootaxa 3205: 26–40.

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