(syn. Amazona Ϯ Orange-winged Parrot A. amazonica) Gr. χρυσος khrusos  gold; -ωτις -ōtis  -eared  < ους ous, ωτος ōtos  ear; "CHRYSOTIS*, Sw.  Amazonian Parrots.  ... * In allusion to the yellow colour on the ears or face of nearly all the species" (Swainson 1837).

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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 on 18 January 2019).