Eupsittula

The Eupsittula genus include five South and Middle American species. They were previously included in the Aratinga genus but was reclassified in 2013.

In aviculture they are also known as Conures - a term that includes several genera.

The greater primary coverts are mostly green with some blue on the inner primary coverts (on E. cactorum bluish green). The tail is green.

 

 

Eupsittula aurea
Peach-fronted Parakeet

Eupsittula cactorum
Caatinga Parakeet

Eupsittula canicularis
Orange-fronted Parakeet

Eupsittula nana
Olive-throated Parakeet

Eupsittula pertinax
Brown-throated Parakeet

Species & Subspecies

  • Eupsittula aurea (Gmelin, JF, 1788) - Peach-fronted Parakeet
  • Eupsittula cactorum (Kuhl, 1820) - Caatinga Parakeet
    • Eupsittula cactorum cactorum (Kuhl, 1820)
    • Eupsittula cactorum caixana (von Spix, 1824)
  • Eupsittula canicularis (Linnaeus, 1758) - Orange-fronted Parakeet
    • Eupsittula canicularis canicularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
    • Eupsittula canicularis clarae (Moore, RT, 1937)
    • Eupsittula canicularis eburnirostrum (Lesson, R, 1842)
  • Eupsittula nana (Vigors, 1830) - Olive-throated Parakeet
    • Eupsittula nana nana (Vigors, 1830)
    • Eupsittula nana astec (Souancé, 1857)
    • Eupsittula nana vicinalis (Bangs & Penard, TE, 1919)
  • Eupsittula pertinax (Linnaeus, 1758) - Brown-throated Parakeet
    • Eupsittula pertinax pertinax (Linnaeus, 1758)
    • Eupsittula pertinax aeruginosa (Linnaeus, 1758)
    • Eupsittula pertinax arubensis (Hartert, 1892)
    • Eupsittula pertinax chrysogenys (Massena & Souancé, 1854)
    • Eupsittula pertinax chrysophrys (Swainson, 1838)
    • Eupsittula pertinax griseipecta (Meyer de Schauensee, 1950)
    • Eupsittula pertinax lehmanni (Dugand, 1943)
    • Eupsittula pertinax margaritensis (Cory, 1918)
    • Eupsittula pertinax ocularis (Sclater, PL & Salvin, 1865)
    • Eupsittula pertinax paraensis (Sick, 1959)
    • Eupsittula pertinax surinama (Zimmer, JT & Phelps, 1951)
    • Eupsittula pertinax tortugensis (Cory, 1909)
    • Eupsittula pertinax venezuelae (Zimmer, JT & Phelps, 1951)
    • Eupsittula pertinax xanthogenia (Bonaparte, 1850)