(Psittacidae; Ϯ Large Fig Parrot P. desmarestii) Genus Psittacula Cuvier, 1800, parakeet; L. -rostris  -billed  < rostrum  beak (i.e. large-billed); "Les PSITTACULIROSTRES.  Bec gros, très-robuste, voûté; la queue courte, pointue." (Lesson 1831); "Psittacula (Psittaculirostris) Desmaresti, Less. Tr. d'Orn. p. 204." (J. Gray & G. Gray 1859); "Psittaculirostris J. E. and G. R. Gray, Cat. Mamm. Bds. New Guinea, Brit. Mus., 1859, p. 42. Type, by monotypy, Psittacula desmarestii Lesson 1830 = Psittacus desmarestii Desmarest 1826." (Peters 1937, III, 163).
Var. Psittacirostris.
Synon. Cruopsitta.

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