Mascarinus Lesson 1830 (parrot)

Aves - Psittaciformes - Psittaculidae

Synonym: Coracopsis Wagler 1832

Parent taxon: Psittaculidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Burney et al. 2008 and Hume 2007

Sister taxa: Agapornis, Alexandrinus, Alisterus, Charmosyna, Cyanoramphus, Eclectus, Eunymphicus, Geoffroyus, Glossopsitta, Lathamus, Loriinae, Lorius, Palaeornis, Pezoporus, Phigys, Platycercus, Prosopeia, Psittacula, Psittaculinae, Psitteuteles, Trichoglossus, Vini

Subtaxa: Mascarinus mascarin Mascarinus vasa

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Madagascar (4 collections), Reunion (3)

Total: 7 collections including 8 occurrences

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