Brown-breasted Parakeet / Pyrrhura calliptera

Brown-breasted Parakeet / Pyrrhura calliptera

Brown-breasted Parakeet

SCI Name:  Pyrrhura calliptera
Protonym:  Conurus callipterus Rev.Mag.Zool. (2), 6 p.72
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  brbpar2
Type Locality:  Colombia.
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Publish Year:  1854
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DEFINITIONS

PYRRHURA
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Maroon-bellied Parakeet P. frontalis) Gr. πυρρος purrhos  red  < πυρ pur, πυρος puros  fire; ουρα oura  tail (cf. specific name Microsittace pyrrhura Bonaparte, 1854 (= syn. Pyrrhura molinae)); "Subfam. 2. Conurinae.  ...   14. Pyrrhura, Bp.   34. vittata, Shaw. (undulata, Ill.  fasciata? Spix.)   35. devillii, Mass.   36. molinae, Mass. (phonicura, Licht.  pyrrhura, Reich.)   37. beryllina, Souanc.   38. melanura, Spix.   39. leucotis, Kuhl.   40. calliptera, Mass.   41. versicolor, Gm. (cyanoptera, Boddanaca, Wagl.)  ?squamata, Lath.   42. luciani, Deville.   43. cruentata, Wied. (squamosus? Kuhl, nec Aucterythrogaster, Shawcyanogularis, Spix.)   44. rupicola, Tschudi.   45. chiripepe, Vieill. ex Azara.   46. chlorogenys, Wagl. (perlatus, faem. Spix.)   47. lepida, Wagl (perlatus, mas. Spix.)" (Bonaparte 1856); "Pyrrhura Bonaparte, Naumannia, 6, 1856, Consp. Psitt. in Beilage no. 1, genus 14. Type, by subsequent designation, Psittacus vittatus Shaw (not of Boddaert) = Psittacus frontalis Vieillot." (Peters 1937, III, 194). Many parrots in this group have maroon or red tails.

pyrrhura
Gr. πυρρος purrhos  flame-coloured, red  < πυρ pur, πυρος puros  fire; -ουρος -ouros -tailed  < ουρα oura  tail.

calliptera / callipterus
Gr. καλλος kallos  beauty  < καλος kalos  beautiful; -πτερος -pteros  -winged  < πτερον pteron  wing.

Calliptera
(Cuculidae; ?syn. Clamator) Gr. καλλος kallos  beauty  < καλος kalos  beautiful; πτερον pteron  wing; "2. Sous-famille. RIMNIA. Les Rimniens.  Narines nues.  6. Cuculus L.  7. Edolius R. sp. do.  8. Morocus R. sp. do.  9. Ramphimatus R. sp. do.  10. Huhus L. sp. do.  11. Atinganus R. sp. do.  12. Cuaris R. sp. do.  13. Diploxus R. sp. do.  14. Calliptera R." (Rafinesque 1815).