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Nelepsittacus Worthy et al. 2011 (parrot)

Reptilia - Psittaciformes - Strigopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 333962

Full reference: T. H. Worthy, A. J. D. Tennyson, and R. P. Scofield. 2011. An early Miocene diversity of parrots (Aves, Strigopidae, Nestorinae) from New Zealand. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(5):1102-1116

Parent taxon: Nestorinae according to T. H. Worthy et al. 2011

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Nelepsittacus daphneleeae, Nelepsittacus donmertoni, Nelepsittacus minimus

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Type: Nelepsittacus minimus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore