Psittrichasiidae

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Psittrichasiidae
Psittrichas fulgidus -San Diego Zoo-8a.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Superfamily: Psittacoidea
Family: Psittrichasiidae
Subfamily

Psittrichasinae
Coracopsinae

The parrot family Psittrichasiidae consists of two subfamilies, the Psittrichasinae and Coracopsinae, which are found on New Guinea and the Indian Ocean Islands, respectively. Most taxonomists place the family with the old world parrots, the Psittaculidae.