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Related to Melopsittacus: budgerigar, Parakeets, Budgies
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Noun1.Melopsittacus - a genus of PsittacidaeMelopsittacus - a genus of Psittacidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Psittacidae, Psittacidae - coextensive with the order Psittaciformes
budgereegah, budgerigar, budgerygah, budgie, grass parakeet, lovebird, Melopsittacus undulatus, shell parakeet - small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors
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Development of auditory sensitivity in budgerigars Melopsittacus undulatus.
Through a competition, called the Assemblathon, the scientists discovered that the Pacbio machine had trouble accurately decoding complex regions of the parrot, Melopsittacus undulates, genome.
The budgerigar, or Melopsittacus undulates to give him his proper name, originates from the dry and dusty plains and lightly wooded grasslands of the great Australian outback.