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Family Psittacidae Illiger 1811 (parrot)

Reptilia - Psittaciformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 39358

Full reference: C. Illiger. 1811. Prodromus Systematis Mammalium et Avium

Parent taxon: Psittaciformes according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Cacatuidae, Halcyornithidae, Messelasturidae, Mopsitta, Namapsitta, Nestoridae, Panpsittaciformes, Platycercidae, Psittaculidae, Strigopidae

Subtaxa: Amazona, Ara, Aratinga, Archaeopsittacus, Conuropsis, Conurus, Cyanoliseus, Eupsittula, Forpus, Palaeopsittacus, Psittacara, Psittacus

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Ecology: volant granivore