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Eos squamata

Eos squamata (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Psittaciformes
Familia: Psittacidae
Subfamilia: Loriinae
Genus: Eos
Species: Eos squamata

Name

Eos squamata (Boddaert, 1783)

Vernacular names
Internationalization
Русский: Чешуйчатый красный лори

The Violet-necked Lory (Eos squamata) is a species of parrot in the Psittacidae family. It is endemic to Indonesia. Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests and tropical mangrove forests.

Taxonomy

The Violet-necked Lory has three subspecies:[1]

* Eos squamata, (Boddaert 1783)
o Eos squamata obiensis, Rothschild 1899
o Eos squamata riciniata, (Bechstein 1811)
o Eos squamata squamata, (Boddaert 1783)

Description

The Violet-necked Lory is 27 cm (10.5 in) long. Mostly red and blue with a blue abdomen. Extent of blue neck collar depends on subspecies. Red and black in wings. Purple-red tail.[2]

References

1. ^ "Zoological Nomenclature Resource: Psittaciformes (Version 9.020)". www.zoonomen.net. 2009-03-20. http://www.zoonomen.net/avtax/psit.html.
2. ^ Forshaw (2006). plate 8.

* BirdLife International 2008. Eos squamata. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 March 2009.
* "Species factsheet: Eos squamata". BirdLife International (2008). http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/species/index.html?action=SpcHTMDetails.asp&sid=1340&m=0. Retrieved 20 March 2009.

Cited texts

* Forshaw, Joseph M. (2006). Parrots of the World; an Identification Guide. Illustrated by Frank Knight. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0691092516.

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