Red-fronted Parrotlet / Touit costaricensis

Red-fronted Parrotlet / Touit costaricensis

Red-fronted Parrotlet

SCI Name:  Touit costaricensis
Protonym:  Urochroma costaricensis FieldMus.Nat.Hist.Pub.Orn.Ser.1 Ser.1 p.283
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  refpar1
Type Locality:  Near Puerto Limon, Costa Rica.
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Publish Year:  1913
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DEFINITIONS

TOUIT
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Scarlet-shouldered Parrotlet T. huetii) Tupí name Tuí eté  really little parrot, for the parrotlets (“Tuiete” of Marcgrave 1648); "1508.  TOUIT, Less. 1831.  Pyrrhulopsis, Pr. B. 1854, nec Reichenb. 1849.  (Psittacus Hueti, Temm.)" (G. Gray 1855).
Synon. Euchroura, Pyrrhulopsis, Urochroma.

costaricanum / costaricensis
Costa Rica (Spanish costa rica rich coast, from its supposed gold resources).