Taxon profile


Black-capped Lory
Lorius lory (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Psittaciformes - parrots »  family Psittaculidae »  genus Lorius

Scientific synonyms

Psittacus lory Linnaeus, 1758 o
Domicella lory (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lorius amabilis Stresemann, 1931
Domicella amabilis (Stresemann, 1931)

Least Concern


Included taxa

Number of records: 7

subspecies Lorius lory cyanauchen (S. Muller, 1841)
subspecies Lorius lory erythrothorax Salvadori, 1877 - Salvadori's Black-capped Lory

Lorius lory erythrothorax - 000000000101000

subspecies Lorius lory jobiensis (A. B. Meyer, 1874)
subspecies Lorius lory lory (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Lorius lory salvadorii A. B. Meyer, 1891
subspecies Lorius lory somu (Diamond, 1967)
subspecies Lorius lory viridicrissalis Beaufort, 1909

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22684594]

Bird Life [] [as Lorius lory (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [54451]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Lorius lory Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Lorius lory (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Lorius lory (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Lorius lory]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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