Yellowish-streaked lory

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Yellowish-streaked lory
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittaculidae
Genus: Chalcopsitta
Species: C. scintillata
Binomial name
Chalcopsitta scintillata
Temminck, 1835

The yellowish-streaked lory (Chalcopsitta scintillata), also known as the streaked lory or yellow-streaked lory, is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is found in the Aru Islands and southern New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical mangrove forest.

Taxonomy[edit]

The yellowish-streaked lory species contains three subspecies:[2]

  • Chalcopsitta scintillata (Temminck) 1835
    • Chalcopsitta scintillata chloroptera Salvadori 1876
    • Chalcopsitta scintillata rubrifrons Gray,GR 1858
    • Chalcopsitta scintillata scintillata (Temminck) 1835

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Chalcopsitta scintillata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Zoological Nomenclature Resource: Psittaciformes (Version 9.022)". www.zoonomen.net. 2009-03-28.

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