Order
Psittaciformes
Family
Psittacidae
Genus
Psittacara
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SPECIES

Red-masked Parakeet Psittacara erythrogenys

Nicholas P. Kalodimos
Version: 1.0 — Published February 22, 2013

Systematics

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Geographic Variation

Monotypic.

Related Species

Described as Psittacara Erythrogenys (Lesson 1844); type locality Guayaquil.

There is no comprehensive phylogeny for Aratinga. Phylogenetic analysis of DNA sequence data, from both mitochondrial and nuclear genes, indicates that Aratinga is paraphyletic (e.g. Tavares et al. 2006, Schirtzinger et al. 2012), but to date no study has included more than a handful of members of the genus.

Recommended Citation

Kalodimos, N. P. (2013). Red-masked Parakeet (Psittacara erythrogenys), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.rempar.01