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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittaculidae
Vigors, 1825

Psittaculidae is a family containing Old World parrots. It consists of five subfamilies, Agapornithinae, Loriinae, Platycercinae, Psittacellinae and Psittaculinae.

This family has been accepted into The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World in 2014,[1] and the IOC World Bird List.

The family contains 192 species that are divided into 48 genera.[2]


  1. ^ "Updates & Corrections – August 2014 | Clements Checklist". Retrieved 2016-05-16.
  2. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David; Rasmussen, Pamela, eds. (2020). "Parrots, cockatoos". IOC World Bird List Version 10.2. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 8 October 2020.