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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Subsectio: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Cladus: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Infraclassis: Aves
Cladus: Euavialae
Cladus: Avebrevicauda
Cladus: Pygostylia
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Euornithes
Cladus: Ornithuromorpha
Cladus: Ornithurae
Cladus: Carinatae
Parvclassis: Neornithes
Cohors: Neognathae
Ordo: Psittaciformes

Familia: Psittaculidae
Subfamilia: Platycercinae
Tribus: Platycercini
Genus: Eunymphicus
Species: E. cornutus – E. uvaeensis

[list of species after Boon et al. (2008)]

Eunymphicus Peters, 1937
cited sources

Boon, W.-M.; Robinet, O.; Rawlence, N.; Bretagnolle, V.; Norman, J.A.; Christidis, L.; Chambers, G.K. 2008: Morphological, behavioural and genetic differentiation within the horned parakeet (Eunymphicus cornutus) and its affinities to Cyanoramphus and Prosopeia. Emu, 108: 251–260. DOI: 10.1071/MU07030


Nomenclator Zoologicus
Tree of Life Web Project. 2009. Eunymphicus. Version 11 February 2009 (temporary) in The Tree of Life Web Project

Eunymphicus is a genus of parrot in the family Psittaculidae.[1] The genus is endemic to New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands, and is closely related to the Cyanoramphus parakeets of Oceania.

The genus contains two species:[1][2]

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Horned Parakeet 3487 Copyright TP ONG.JPG Eunymphicus cornutus Horned parakeet New Caledonia
Uvea Parakeet.JPG Eunymphicus uvaeensis Ouvea parakeet Ouvéa, Loyalty Islands


GILL, F.; DONSKER, D. (Eds.) (2013). Parrots. IOC World Bird List (v.4.2).
Zoonomen Nomenclatural data (2013) Alan P. Peterson. Psittaciformes. Retrieved 25 June 2014

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