Taxonomic Swap 133113 (Committed on 10-30-2023)

The three-genus treatment as 1) Red-rumped Parrot Psephotus haematonotus; Mulga Parrot Psephotus varius, Hooded Parrot Psephotus dissimilis, Golden-shouldered Parrot Psephotus chrysopterygius, and Paradise Parrot Psephotus pulcherrimus; 2) Red-capped Parrot Purpureicephalus spurius; and 3) Greater Bluebonnet Northiella haematogaster; Naretha Bluebonnet Northiella narethae is untenable based on phylogenetic analyses (Irestedt et al. 2019, Smith et al. 2022). The amount of morphological variation encompassed by an expanded Psephotus is deemed excessive and hence a four-genus treatment is adopted, with four of the species in Psephotus moved to Psephotellus, as follows: Psephotellus varius, Psephotellus dissimilis, Psephotellus chrysopterygius, and Psephotellus pulcherrimus.

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Added by donalddavesne on October 30, 2023 03:59 PM | Committed by donalddavesne on October 30, 2023
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But why was the common name changed?

Posted by kucycads 4 months ago

I just reverted it back to Mulga parrot

Posted by donalddavesne 4 months ago

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