Papuan Lorikeet / Charmosyna papou

Papuan Lorikeet / Charmosyna papou

Papuan Lorikeet

SCI Name:  Charmosyna papou
Protonym:  Psittacus Papou Del.Flor.Faun.Insubr. 2 p.86
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittaculidae /
Taxonomy Code:  paplor1
Type Locality:  No locality, ex Sonnerat = Arfak, fixed as type locality by Hartert, Nov. Zool., 36, 1930, p. 104.
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Publish Year:  1786
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

CHARMOSYNA
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Papuan Lorikeet C. papou) Gr. χαρμοσυνος kharmosunos  glad, joyful, festive  < χαρμα kharma, χαρματος kharmatos  joy, delight  < χαιρω khairō  to rejoice; συν sun  together; "Genus X.  Charmosyna ***) Wagl.  Sittichlori.   Rostrum, lingua et pedes Trichoglossorum; cauda longula, cuneata, rectricibus duabus intermediis longissimis.   Australiae incola.  Vitae ratio ignota.  Species: 1. Ch. papuensis.   ...   ***) Xαρμοσυνος  amoenus. — Avis generis naturaliter connectit psittacos praecedentes longicaudatos [Trichoglossus] cum sequentibus [Eos], qui rubri sunt et caudam conico-acuminatam habent." (Wagler 1832); "Charmosyna Wagler, Abh. k. Bayer. Akad. Wiss., Math.-Phys. Kl., 1, 1832, p. 493. Type, by monotypy, Ch. papuensis = Psittacus papuensis Gmelin = Psittacus papou Scopoli." (Peters, 1937, III, p. 158).
Var. Charmosina.
Synon. Charminetta, Charmosynopsis, Hypocharmosyna, Pyrrhodes.

charmosyna
Gr. χαρμοσυνος kharmosunos  glad, joyful, festive  < χαρμα kharma, χαρματος kharmatos  joy, delight  < χαιρω khairō  to rejoice; συν sun  together.

papou / papua / papuae
Papua or New Guinea  < Malay pepuah  curly, alluding to the hair of the indigenes.
● New Guinea; ex “Petit Lori Papou” of Sonnerat 1776 (Charmosyna).
● Erroneous implied TL. Papua (= Falkland Is.); ex “Manchot Papou” of Sonnerat 1776, who wrote that he had seen no fewer than three species of penguin in New Guinea! In fact, he never visited New Guinea, but many believed him: “Cette espèce, qu’on trouve à la Nouvelle-Guinée, aux îles des Papous et de Falkland” (Vieillot 1825) (Pygoscelis).
● Erroneous TL. Papua (= Falkland Is.); ex “Manchot Papou” of Sonnerat 1776 (syn. Pygoscelis papou).

SUBSPECIES

Papuan Lorikeet (Vogelkop)
SCI Name: Charmosyna papou papou
papou / papua / papuae
Papua or New Guinea  < Malay pepuah  curly, alluding to the hair of the indigenes.
● New Guinea; ex “Petit Lori Papou” of Sonnerat 1776 (Charmosyna).
● Erroneous implied TL. Papua (= Falkland Is.); ex “Manchot Papou” of Sonnerat 1776, who wrote that he had seen no fewer than three species of penguin in New Guinea! In fact, he never visited New Guinea, but many believed him: “Cette espèce, qu’on trouve à la Nouvelle-Guinée, aux îles des Papous et de Falkland” (Vieillot 1825) (Pygoscelis).
● Erroneous TL. Papua (= Falkland Is.); ex “Manchot Papou” of Sonnerat 1776 (syn. Pygoscelis papou).

Papuan Lorikeet (Stella's)
SCI Name: Charmosyna papou [stellae Group]
CHARMOSYNA
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Papuan Lorikeet C. papou) Gr. χαρμοσυνος kharmosunos  glad, joyful, festive  < χαρμα kharma, χαρματος kharmatos  joy, delight  < χαιρω khairō  to rejoice; συν sun  together; "Genus X.  Charmosyna ***) Wagl.  Sittichlori.   Rostrum, lingua et pedes Trichoglossorum; cauda longula, cuneata, rectricibus duabus intermediis longissimis.   Australiae incola.  Vitae ratio ignota.  Species: 1. Ch. papuensis.   ...   ***) Xαρμοσυνος  amoenus. — Avis generis naturaliter connectit psittacos praecedentes longicaudatos [Trichoglossus] cum sequentibus [Eos], qui rubri sunt et caudam conico-acuminatam habent." (Wagler 1832); "Charmosyna Wagler, Abh. k. Bayer. Akad. Wiss., Math.-Phys. Kl., 1, 1832, p. 493. Type, by monotypy, Ch. papuensis = Psittacus papuensis Gmelin = Psittacus papou Scopoli." (Peters, 1937, III, p. 158).
Var. Charmosina.
Synon. Charminetta, Charmosynopsis, Hypocharmosyna, Pyrrhodes.