family Psittacidae


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Noun1.family Psittacidae - coextensive with the order Psittaciformesfamily Psittacidae - coextensive with the order Psittaciformes
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
order Psittaciformes, Psittaciformes - an order of birds including parrots and amazons and cockatoos and lorikeets and lories and macaws and parakeets
genus Psittacus, Psittacus - type genus of the Psittacidae: usually restricted to the African grey
Amazona, genus Amazona - a genus of Psittacidae
genus Ara, Ara - macaws
genus Nestor, Nestor - a genus of Psittacidae
Cacatua, genus Cacatua, genus Kakatoe, Kakatoe - a genus of Psittacidae
genus Nymphicus, Nymphicus - a genus of Psittacidae
Agapornis, genus Agapornis - a genus of Psittacidae
Conuropsis, genus Conuropsis - a genus of Psittacidae
genus Melopsittacus, Melopsittacus - a genus of Psittacidae
genus Psittacula, Psittacula - a genus of Psittacidae
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[3] They are classified into the order Psittaciformes under the family Psittacidae along with lorikeets, cockatoos, and hanging parakeets.
Dessene P, Strahl DS (1991) Trade and the conservation status of the Family Psittacidae in Venezuela.