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Lorius albidinuchus

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: Lorius
Species: Lorius albidinuchus

Name

Lorius albidinuchus (Rothschild & Hartert, 1924)

References

* Bulletin of the British Ornitholgists' Club 45 p.7

The White-naped Lory, or Lori Nuquiblanco (Lorius albidinucha) is a monotypic species of parrot in the Psittacidae family.[1] It is endemic to Papua New Guinea.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Description

The White-naped Lory is 26 cm (10 in) long. It is mostly red with black on top of head and white on back of neck. It has green wings, and a narrow yellow transverse line on each side of body below neck. It has dark-grey legs. It has an orange-red beak, dark-grey eyerings, and orange-yellow pupils.[2]

References

1. ^ "Zoological Nomenclature Resource: Psittaciformes (Version 9.022)". www.zoonomen.net. 2009-03-28. http://www.zoonomen.net/avtax/psit.html.
2. ^ Forshaw (2006). plate 17.

* BirdLife International (2008). Lorius albidinucha. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 December 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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