Ouvea Parakeet / Eunymphicus uvaeensis

Ouvea Parakeet / Eunymphicus uvaeensis

Ouvea Parakeet

SCI Name:  Eunymphicus uvaeensis
Protonym:  Nymphicus uvaeensis Proc.Zool.Soc.London Pt2 p.408 pl.26 fig.2
Taxonomy:  Psittaciformes / Psittaculidae /
Taxonomy Code:  horpar3
Type Locality:  Uvea, Loyalty Islands.
Publish Year:  1882
IUCN Status:  


(Psittacidae; Ϯ Horned Parakeet E. cornutus) Gr. ευ eu  ideal, true; genus Nymphicus Wagler, 1832, cockatiel; "EUNYMPHICUS NOMEN NOV 3    cf. Salvadori, Cat. Bds. Brit. Mus., 20, 1891, p. 590-592. (sub nom. Nymphicus.)   ...   3 Replaces Nymphicus of authors, not of Wagler [1832], of Sharpe's Hand-list. Related to Cyanoramphus Bonaparte but loreal region less densely feathered, upper mandible distinctly notched; a coronal crest of two or more elongated feathers.  Type, Psittacus cornutus Gmelin." (Peters, 1937, III, p. 269).   
Synon. Nymphicus, Plectolophus.

uvaeensis / uveaensis
Uvea, Loyalty Is.