Bourke’s Parrot / Neophema bourkii

Bourke\'s Parrot / Neophema bourkii

Bourke's Parrot

SCI Name:  Neophema bourkii
Protonym:  Euphema Bourkii BirdsAustr. pt5 pl.12
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittaculidae /
Taxonomy Code:  boupar2
Type Locality:  Bogan River, New South Whales.
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Publish Year:  1841
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DEFINITIONS

NEOPHEMA
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Turquoise Parrot N. pulchella) Gr. νεος neos  new; φημη phēmē  fame, legend  < φημι phēmi  to say (cf. genus Euphema  Wagler, 1832, parakeet); "49. Neophema, Salvad.   ...   49. NEOPHEMA.   Nanodes, part., Vig. & Horsf. Trans. Linn. Soc. xv. p. 274 (1826).   Nanodes, Sw. (nec V. & H.) Zool. Ill. 2nd ser. i. pt. 5, n. 21 (1829) . . . .Type N. pulchella.   Lathamus, part., Less. Tr. d'Orn. p. 205 (1831).   Euphema, part., Wagl. Mon. Psitt. p. 492 (1832).   Euphemia, Schleg. Dierent. p. 75 (1864).   Neophema, Salvad. MS . . . .Type N. pulchella.   Range. Southern Australia and Tasmania." (Salvadori 1891).
Synon. Nanodes, Neonanodes.

bourkei / bourkii
● Maj.-Gen. Sir Richard Bourke (1777-1855) British Army, Acting Gov. of Cape Colony 1826-1828, Gov. of New South Wales, Australia 1831-1837 (Neopsephotus).
● Bourke, New South Wales, Australia (syn. Geophaps scripta).