Masked Shining-Parrot / Prosopeia personata

Masked Shining-Parrot / Prosopeia personata

Masked Shining-Parrot

SCI Name:  Prosopeia personata
Protonym:  Coracopsis ? personata Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt16 no.181 p.21 pl.3
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittaculidae /
Taxonomy Code:  maspar2
Type Locality:  New Guinea?
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Publish Year:  1848
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DEFINITIONS

PROSOPEIA
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Masked Shining Parrot P. personata) Gr. προσωπειον prosōpeion  mask  < προσωπον prosōpon  face; "Subfam. V.  PLATICERCINÆ.   34. PROSOPEIA, Bp. — 159. Personata, Gr." (Bonaparte 1854); "Prosopeia Bonaparte, Rev. et Mag. Zool. (2), 6, 1854, p. 153. Type, by monotypy, Coracopsis personata G. R. Gray." (Peters 1937, III, 250).
Synon. Layardiella, Pyrrhulopsis.

personata / personatus
L. personatus  masked  < persona  mask.
● ex “Perroquet Geoffroy” of Levaillant 1805 (syn. Geoffroyus geoffroyi).
● ex “Chouette à Masque Noir” of Levaillant 1799, pl. 44 (syn. Pulsatrix perspicillata).