(syn. Nestor Ϯ Kea N. notabilis) Doreen Peall (b. 1901) in New South Wales, Australia 1934; "Doreenia, gen. nov. Differs from Nestor Lesson in having the bill smooth, with no groove, thin, without a notch and not so curved. In Nestor the bill is deep through at the base and the point is well curved over. The wing-formula: the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th primaries equal and longest, the 1st a little shorter. Type, Nestor notabilis Gould." (Mathews 1930).