Steadman, David W.; Zarriello, Marie C. (1987). "Two new species of parrots (Aves: Psittacidae) from archeological sites in the Marquesas Islands". Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington100: 518–528.
Species (taxonomy note: * indicates taxa that may classified as a subspecies of the rainbow lorikeet or a separate species)
(extinctions: † indicates a species confirmed to be extinct, ₴ indicates evidence only from sub-fossils)