(syn. Eunymphicus Ϯ Horned Parakeet E. cornutus) Gr. πλεκτος plektos  plaited, wreathed  < πλεκω plekō  to plait; λοφος lophos crest; "[Plate] PERRVCHE CORNVE Lath.   [text] LA PLECTOLOPHE  CORNUE.  PLECTOLOPHUS CORNUTUS (LATH.)  ...  pennæ duæ a medio pilei assurgentes, lineares, elongatæ, atræ, apice coccineæ, circiter longitudine capitis  ...  Synon.: Psittacus bisetis, FORSTER, in manuscr. icon. inedit., tab. 43.  -  Psittacus cornutus GM. LINN., p. 327.  -  Ps. bisetis, Index ornith., 102.  -  Idem, SHAW, Gen. zool., vol. VIII, p. 452.  -  Horned Parrot, LATHAM, General History, vol. II, Lond.; nov. ed. 1822, fig. (médiocre) 85.  -  Ps. caledonicus, Caledonian Parrot, Index ornith., 102, femelle du Ps. cornutus?  -  Nymphius [sic] bisetis, WAGLER, Monogr. Psitt., p. 60." (Bourjot St. Hilaire 1838). This name was formerly treated as an emendation of Plyctolophus.

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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 on 16 December 2018).