(syn. Lorius Ϯ Purple-naped Lory L. domicella) Med. L. domicella  damsel  < dim. L. domina  lady  < dominus  master  < domus  house (cf. specific name Psittacus domicella Linnaeus, 1758); "Genus XIII.  Domicella Wagl.  Frauenlori.   Rostrum et pedes Trichoglossorum; lingua simplex, glabra; cauda modice longa, lata, apice subrotundata; color praedominans ruber.   Asiae incolae.   Vitae ratio ignota.    Species: 1. D. atricapilla.  —  2. D. Lory.  —  3. D. punicea.  —  4. D. coeruleata.  —  5. D. garrula." (Wagler 1832); "Domicella Wagler, Abh. k. bayer. Akad. Wiss., 1, 1832, p. 495. Type, by tautonymy, Domicella atricapilla Wagler = Psittacus domicella Linné.   ...   Replaces Lorius Vigors 1825 of Sharpe's Hand-list, not Larius [recte Lorius] Boddaert 1783." (Peters 1937, III, 153).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 12 December 2018).