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Species profile—Psephotus pulcherrimus (paradise parrot)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Psittacidae (Parrots) → Psephotus pulcherrimus (paradise parrot)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Psittacidae (Parrots)
Scientific name
Psephotus pulcherrimus Gould, 1845
Common name
paradise parrot
WildNet taxon ID
1119
Synonym(s)
Psephotellus pulcherrimus
Alternate name(s)
beautiful parrot
soldier parrot
ant-hill parrot
scarlet-shouldered parrot
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Extinct in the wild
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Extinct
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1119

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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