Taxon profile


African and New World parrots
Psittacidae Rafinesque, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Psittaciformes - parrots »  superfamily Psittacoidea

Other names

= parrots


Ara ararauna - Blue-and-yellow Macaw

Ara ararauna - Blue-and-yellow Macaw

Author: Michal Sloviak

Amazona viridigenalis - Red-crowned Amazon

Amazona viridigenalis - Red-crowned Amazon

Author: Michal Sloviak

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subfamily Psittacinae
subfamily Arinae

Fossil taxa

genus Archaeopsittacus Lambrecht, 1933 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [3aa16224-739c-4156-97f8-fe79db4af25e]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Psittacidae]
Data retrieved on: 31 January 2015
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Psittacidae]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Psittacidae Rafinesque, 1815]
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Psittacidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon