Eupsittacus

(syn. Poicephalus Ϯ Red-fronted Parrot P. gulielmi) Gr. ευ eu  fine, good; ψιττακος psittakos  parrot; "The genus Poicephalus contains four well-defined groups of species, which may be differentiated as follows:  1. Bill pale above and below, wing over 7 inches in length, culmen over 1 inch in length: P. robustus and allies.   2. Maxilla pale, mandible dark, wing over 7 inches, culmen over 1 inch: P. gulielmi.   3. Maxilla dark, mandible pale, wing under 7 inches, culmen not over 1 inch: P. fuscicapillus and P. flavifrons.   4. Entire bill dark, wing under 7 inches, culmen under 1 inch: P. senegalensis, rufiventris, meyeri and ruppelli.   The fourth group represents the typical Poicephalus, the third may be placed in a new subgenus, MICROPSITTACUS, type Pionus fuscicapillus Verr. and Des Murs, the second in a new subgenus, EUPSITTACUS, type Pionus gulielmi Jardine, and the first in a new subgenus NOTOPSITTACUS, type Psittacus robustus Gmelin." (A. Roberts 1922).

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Recommended citation
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 19 January 2019).