Taxon profile


Ara Lacépède, 1799

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Psittaciformes - parrots »  family Psittacidae - African and New World parrots »  tribus Arini

Included taxa

Number of records: 17

species Ara ambiguus (Bechstein, 1811) - Great Green Macaw

Ara ambiguus

species Ara ararauna (Linnaeus, 1758) - Blue-and-yellow Macaw

Ara ararauna

species Ara autochthones Wetmore, 1937 - Saint Croix Macaw
species Ara chloropterus G. R. Gray, 1859 - Red-and-green Macaw

Ara chloropterus

species Ara glaucogularis Dabbene, 1921 - Blue-throated Macaw

Ara glaucogularis

species Ara gossei Rothschild, 1905 - Jamaican Red Macaw

Ara gossei

species Ara macao (Linnaeus, 1758) - Scarlet Macaw

Ara macao

species Ara militaris (Linnaeus, 1766) - Military Macaw

Ara militaris

species Ara rubrogenys Lafresnaye, 1847 - Red-fronted Macaw

Ara rubrogenys

species Ara severus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Chestnut-fronted Macaw

Ara severus

species Ara tricolor (Bechstein, 1811) - Cuban Macaw

Ara tricolor

Nomina dubia dub.

species Ara atwoodi Clark, 1908 - Dominican Green-and-yellow Macaw dub.
species Ara erythrocephala Gosse, 1847 - Jamaican Green-and-yellow Macaw dub.

Ara erythrocephala

species Ara guadeloupensis Clark, 1905 - Guadeloupe Red Macaw dub.

Ara guadeloupensis

species Ara martinica (Rothschild, 1905) - Martinique Macaw dub.

Ara martinica


Links and literature

EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Ara Lacépède, 1799]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021

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extinct taxon

dub. nomen dubium - name of unknown or doubtful application