Psittinus

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Psittinus
Blue-rumped Parrot Psittinus cyanurus (6970039210).jpg
Blue-rumped parrot
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Tribe: Psittaculini
Genus: Psittinus
Blyth, 1842
Species

Psittinus cyanurus
Psittinus (cyanurus) abbotti

Psittinus is a genus of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. It is usually considered to include a single species, the blue-rumped parrot (Psittinus cyanurus), but the large subspecies P. c. abbotti is sometimes elevated to species rank as the Simeulue parrot (P. abbotti).[1][2]

References

  1. ^ http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species/factsheet/22727609
  2. ^ http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/22727609/0
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