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Psittacula bensoni Holyoak 1973 (Mascarene grey parakeet)

PaleoDB taxon number: 371626

Alternative combination: Lophopsittacus bensoni

Full reference: D. T. Holyoak. 1973. A undescribed extinct parrot from Mauritius. Ibis 115:417-419

Belongs to Psittacula according to J. P. Hume 2007

Sister taxa: Psittacula eques, Psittacula exsul

Type specimen: UMZC 577a, a mandible (symphysis of lower mandible). Its type locality is Valleys of Le Pouce, which is in a Holocene terrestrial horizon in Mauritius.