Pezoporini

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Pezoporini
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Western Ground Parrot, Pezoporus flaviventris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittaculidae
Subfamily: Platycercinae
Tribe: Pezoporini
Bonaparte, 1837
Genera

The tribe Pezoporini is the sister clade of the tribe Platycercini that contains the broad-tailed parrots.

Taxonomy[edit]

The inclusion of the following taxon is based on the paper by Joseph et al. (2012).[1]

  • Genus Neopsephotus - sometimes included in Neophema

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leo Joseph, Alicia Toon, Erin E. Schirtzinger, Timothy F. Wright & Richard Schodde (2012). "A revised nomenclature and classification for family-group taxa of parrots (Psittaciformes)" (PDF). Zootaxa 3205: 26–40.