Ptilosclera

(syn. Psitteuteles Ϯ Varied Lorikeet P. versicolor) Gr. πτιλον ptilon  feather; σκληρος sklēros  hard, stiff; "319. Tr. versicolor, Vig., est le type de mon nouveau genre PTILOSCLERA si remarquable par la nature de ses plumes" (Bonaparte 1857) (OD per Laurent Raty).

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Recommended citation
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 www.hbw.com on 13 December 2018).