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Mopsitta Waterhouse et al. 2008 (parrot)

Reptilia - Psittaciformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 136456

Full reference: D. M. Waterhouse, B. E. K. Lindow, N. V. Zelenkov and G. J. Dyke. 2008. Two new parrots (Psittaciformes) from the Lower Eocene Fur Formation of Denmark. Palaeontology 51(3):575-582

Parent taxon: Psittaciformes according to D. M. Waterhouse et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Cacatuidae, Halcyornithidae, Messelasturidae, Namapsitta, Nestoridae, Panpsittaciformes, Platycercidae, Psittacidae, Psittaculidae, Quercypsittidae, Strigopidae, Strigopoidea

Subtaxa: Mopsitta tanta

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Type: Mopsitta tanta

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore