OREOPSITTACUS

(Psittacidae; Ϯ Plum-faced Lorikeet O. arfaki) Gr. ορος oros, ορεος oreos  mountain (i.e. Arfak Mts., New Guinea); ψιττακος psittakos  parrot; "89. Oreopsittacus (1) arfaki (Meyer), Verh. z.-b. Gesell. Wien, XXIV, p. 37. (1874).   Hab. in Nova Guinea (Montibus Arfakianis)  ...   (1) OREOPSITTACUS nov. gen. rectricibus quatuordecim aberrans, maxilla valde producta, ejusdemquem tomiis sinuosis." (Salvadori 1877); "Oreopsittacus Salvadori, Ann. Mus. Civ. Genova, 10, 1877, p. 37. Type, by monotypy, Trichoglossus arfaki A. B. Meyer." (Peters 1937, III, 161).

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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).