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Glossopsitta

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: Glossopsitta
Species: G. concinna - G. porphyrocephala - G. pusilla

Name

Glossopsitta Bonaparte, 1854

References

* Glossopsitta Report on ITIS. Retrivied [02-12-2008], from the Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). [1]

Vernacular names
Internationalization
Suomi: Myskilurikit

Glossopsitta is a genus of parrot in the Psittacidae family. They are native to Australia, and the Little Lorikeet is also native in Tasmania although it is uncommon there.

Taxonomy

There are three species:[1]

Glossopsitta Bonaparte 1854

* Glossopsitta concinna (Shaw 1791) (Musk Lorikeet)
o Glossopsitta concinna concinna (Shaw 1791)
o Glossopsitta concinna didimus Mathews 1915
* Glossopsitta pusilla (Shaw 1790) (Little Lorikeet)
* Glossopsitta porphyrocephala (Dietrichsen 1837) (Purple-crowned Lorikeet)

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