Orange-fronted Parakeet / Eupsittula canicularis

Orange-fronted Parakeet / Eupsittula canicularis

Orange-fronted Parakeet

SCI Name:  Eupsittula canicularis
Protonym:  Psittacus canicularis Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.98
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  orfpar
Type Locality:  America = ''West Indies,'' ex Edwards; northwestern Costa Rica designated as type locality by Bangs and Peters, 1928.
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Publish Year:  1758
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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.

canicularis
L. Canicularis  of the bright star Sirius.
● "44. PSITTACUS.  ...  canicularis.  11. P. macrourus viridis, fronte rubra, occipite remigibusque extimis cæruleis.  Psittacus capite rubro cæruleoque. Edw. av. 176. t. 176.  Tui-apute-juba. Marcgr. bras. 206. n. 2.  Habitat in America.  Magnitudo Turdi. Cauda corpore longior." (Linnaeus 1758) (Eupsittula).

SUBSPECIES

Orange-fronted Parakeet (clarae)
SCI Name: Eupsittula canicularis clarae
clarae
● Clara Blasius (1878-1880) sister of German ornithologist A. W. H. Blasius (Richard Mearns in litt.) (Arachnothera).
● Clara Lamb (d. 1940) second wife of US zoologist Chester C. Lamb (James Maley in litt.) (subsp. Eupsittula canicularis).
● Clara Stein (fl. 1944) taxidermist, wife of German zoologist Dr Georg H. W. Stein (subsp. Ficedula hyperythra).
● Clara Kleinschmidt née Krebel (1875-1957) wife of German ornithologist Dr Konrad E. A. O. Kleinschmidt (syn. Sylvia borin).

Orange-fronted Parakeet (eburnirostrum)
SCI Name: Eupsittula canicularis eburnirostrum
eburnirostrum
L. eburneus  ivory-coloured  < ebur, eboris  ivory; rostrum  beak.

Orange-fronted Parakeet (canicularis)
SCI Name: Eupsittula canicularis canicularis
canicularis
L. Canicularis  of the bright star Sirius.
● "44. PSITTACUS.  ...  canicularis.  11. P. macrourus viridis, fronte rubra, occipite remigibusque extimis cæruleis.  Psittacus capite rubro cæruleoque. Edw. av. 176. t. 176.  Tui-apute-juba. Marcgr. bras. 206. n. 2.  Habitat in America.  Magnitudo Turdi. Cauda corpore longior." (Linnaeus 1758) (Eupsittula).