Psittinus

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

Psittinus cyanurus
Psittinus abbotti

The genus Psittinus comprises two small species of parrot, the Blue-rumped parrot and the larger Simeulue parrot. It was once considered monotypic,but P.abbotti is now generally considered a separate species[1][2]

References

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