Olive-throated Parakeet / Eupsittula nana

Olive-throated Parakeet / Eupsittula nana

Olive-throated Parakeet

SCI Name:  Eupsittula nana
Protonym:  Psittacara nana Zool.J. 5 p.273
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  oltpar1
Type Locality:  Jamaica.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1830
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

EUPSITTULA
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Orange-fronted Parakeet E. canicularis) Gr. ευ eu  fine; Mod. L. psittula  little parrot  < dim. Gr. ψιττακη psittakē  parrot; "Eupsittula petzii, Bp. ...  Simillima Psittac. aureæ, Gm. ...  sed minor, rostro valde robustiore, albido; orbitis magis denudatis: remigibus, rectricibusque cyanescentibus.  Le genre Eupsittula est établi par nous pour les petites Perruches à gros bec et à orbites dénudées, de l'Amérique" (Bonaparte 1853); "Eupsittula Bonaparte, Comp. Rend. Ac. Sci., Paris, XXXVII, 1853, p. 807  (Type [by monotypy; by subs. desig. (G. Gray, 1855, Cat. Genera Subgenera Birds Brit. Mus., p. 87)] Psittacus petzii Leib. = P. canicularis Linn.)." (Cory, 1918, Cat. Birds Americas, Pt. II (1), p. 61).    
Var. Eupsittacula.
Synon. Eupsittaca.

nana
L. nanus  dwarf  < Gr. νανος nanos  dwarf.
● ex “Petit Marteau” of Sganzin 1840 (Lepidopygia).

SUBSPECIES

Olive-throated Parakeet (Aztec)
SCI Name: Eupsittula nana astec/vicinalis
EUPSITTULA
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Orange-fronted Parakeet E. canicularis) Gr. ευ eu  fine; Mod. L. psittula  little parrot  < dim. Gr. ψιττακη psittakē  parrot; "Eupsittula petzii, Bp. ...  Simillima Psittac. aureæ, Gm. ...  sed minor, rostro valde robustiore, albido; orbitis magis denudatis: remigibus, rectricibusque cyanescentibus.  Le genre Eupsittula est établi par nous pour les petites Perruches à gros bec et à orbites dénudées, de l'Amérique" (Bonaparte 1853); "Eupsittula Bonaparte, Comp. Rend. Ac. Sci., Paris, XXXVII, 1853, p. 807  (Type [by monotypy; by subs. desig. (G. Gray, 1855, Cat. Genera Subgenera Birds Brit. Mus., p. 87)] Psittacus petzii Leib. = P. canicularis Linn.)." (Cory, 1918, Cat. Birds Americas, Pt. II (1), p. 61).    
Var. Eupsittacula.
Synon. Eupsittaca.

Olive-throated Parakeet (Jamaican)
SCI Name: Eupsittula nana nana
nana
L. nanus  dwarf  < Gr. νανος nanos  dwarf.
● ex “Petit Marteau” of Sganzin 1840 (Lepidopygia).