(syn. Poicephalus Ϯ Brown-headed Parrot P. cryptoxanthus) Gr. μικρος mikros  small; ψιττακος psittakos  parrot (see Eupsittacus); "Micropsittacus Roberts, Ann. Transv. Mus., 8, 1922, p. 212. Type, by original designation, Pionus fuscicapillus Verreaux = Poicephalus cryptoxanthus Peters (not of Jacquinot and Pucheran)." (Peters 1937, III, 224).

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Jobling, J. A. (2020). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2020). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 27 February 2020).