GEOFFROYUS

(Psittacidae; Ϯ Red-cheeked Parrot G. geoffroyi) Prof. Étienne Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire (1772-1844) French zoologist; "32. Geoffroyus, Less. Wagl. (Psittacula p. Gr.)   Oceania.  2.  1. PSITTACUS BATAVENSIS! Lath. (personatus, Shaw. geoffroyanus, Vieill. - geoffroyi, Kuhl.) Lev. Perr. t. 112. 113. ex Ins. Moluccis. Viridis; nucha dorso concolore. Mas genis abrupte rubris.   2. PSITTACUS cyanicollis, Müll. ex Gilolo. Viridis; nucha cyanea. Mas genarum rubro colore per violaceum sensim in cyaneum transiente." (Bonaparte 1850); "Geoffroyus Bonaparte, Consp. Av., 1, 1850, p. 6. Type, by tautonymy, Psittacus geoffroyi Bechstein." (Peters 1937, III, 233).  
Var. Geoffroiius.
Synon. Pseudopsittacus, Rhodocephalus.

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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 www.hbw.com on 17 December 2018).