CHARMOSYNA

(Psittacidae; Ϯ Papuan Lorikeet C. papou) Gr. χαρμοσυνος kharmosunos  glad, joyful, festive  < χαρμα kharma, χαρματος kharmatos  joy, delight  < χαιρω khairō  to rejoice; συν sun  together; "Genus X.  Charmosyna ***) Wagl.  Sittichlori.   Rostrum, lingua et pedes Trichoglossorum; cauda longula, cuneata, rectricibus duabus intermediis longissimis.   Australiae incola.  Vitae ratio ignota.  Species: 1. Ch. papuensis.   ...   ***) Xαρμοσυνος  amoenus. — Avis generis naturaliter connectit psittacos praecedentes longicaudatos [Trichoglossus] cum sequentibus [Eos], qui rubri sunt et caudam conico-acuminatam habent." (Wagler 1832); "Charmosyna Wagler, Abh. k. Bayer. Akad. Wiss., Math.-Phys. Kl., 1, 1832, p. 493. Type, by monotypy, Ch. papuensis = Psittacus papuensis Gmelin = Psittacus papou Scopoli." (Peters 1937, III, 158).
Var. Charmosina.
Synon. Charminetta, Charmosynopsis, Hypocharmosyna, Pyrrhodes.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 24 January 2019).