(Psittacidae; Ϯ Masked Shining Parrot P. personata) Gr. προσωπειον prosōpeion  mask  < προσωπον prosōpon  face; "Subfam. V.  PLATICERCINÆ.   34. PROSOPEIA, Bp. — 159. Personata, Gr." (Bonaparte 1854); "Prosopeia Bonaparte, Rev. et Mag. Zool. (2), 6, 1854, p. 153. Type, by monotypy, Coracopsis personata G. R. Gray." (Peters 1937, III, 250).
Synon. Layardiella, Pyrrhulopsis.

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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 on 19 January 2019).