Red-flanked Lorikeet / Charmosyna placentis

Red-flanked Lorikeet / Charmosyna placentis

Red-flanked Lorikeet

SCI Name:  Charmosyna placentis
Protonym:  Psittacus placentis Pl.Col. livr.93 pl.553
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittaculidae /
Taxonomy Code:  reflor1
Type Locality:  Utanata River, New Guinea.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1835
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.

placens / placentis
L. placens, placentis  charming, pleasing  < placere  to please.

SUBSPECIES

Red-flanked Lorikeet (intensior)
SCI Name: Charmosyna placentis intensior
intensior
L. intensior, intensioris  more intense  < comp. intensus  intense  <  intendere  to strain.

Red-flanked Lorikeet (placentis)
SCI Name: Charmosyna placentis placentis
placens / placentis
L. placens, placentis  charming, pleasing  < placere  to please.

Red-flanked Lorikeet (ornata)
SCI Name: Charmosyna placentis ornata
ornata
L. ornatus  ornate, adorned, decorated, splendid, embellished  < ornare  to adorn.

Red-flanked Lorikeet (subplacens)
SCI Name: Charmosyna placentis subplacens
subplacens
● L. sub  near to; specific name Psittacus placentis Temminck, 1835 (subsp. Charmosyna placentis).
L. sub  near to; specific name Elainia placens P. Sclater, 1859 (= subsp. Myiopagis viridicata) (Myiopagis).

Red-flanked Lorikeet (pallidior)
SCI Name: Charmosyna placentis pallidior
pallidior / pallidiora
L. pallidior, pallidioris  paler  < comp. pallidus  pale  < pallere  to be pale.