Thick-billed Parrot / Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha

Thick-billed Parrot / Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha

Thick-billed Parrot

SCI Name:  Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha
Protonym:  Macrocercus pachyrhynchus Philos.Mag.n.s. n.s., 1 p.439
Category:  Psittaciformes / Psittacidae /
Taxonomy Code:  thbpar
Type Locality:  Tableland of Mexico.
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Publish Year:  1827
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DEFINITIONS

RHYNCHOPSITTA
(Psittacidae; Ϯ Thick-billed Parrot R. pachyrhynchus) Gr. ῥυγχος rhunkhos  bill; Mod. L. psitta  parrot  < Gr. ψιττακη psittakē  parrot; "Subfam. I. MACROCERCINÆ.   ...   3. RHYNCHOPSITTA, Bp. — 13. Pachyrhyncha, Sw." (Bonaparte 1854); "Rhynchopsitta Bonaparte, Rev. et Mag. Zool. (2), 6, 1854, p. 149. Type, by monotypy, Macrocercus pachyrhynchus Swainson." (Peters 1937, III, 192).
Var. Rhyncopsitta, Rhynchopsittacus.

pachyrhyncha
Gr. παχυς pakhus large, thick, stout; ῥυγχος rhunkhos bill.