Adelaide Rosella (Platycercus adelaidae) - HBW 4, p. 376
French: Perruche d'Adélaïde
Spanish: Perico de Adelaida
Taxonomy: Platycercus Adelaidæ Gould, 1841, South Australia.
Often treated as conspecific with P. elegans and P. flaveolus, and has commonly been considered to represent a hybrid form of these two; alternatively, these three may form a superspecies; further investigation required. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- subadelaidae Mathews, 1912 - S South Australia in S Flinders Ranges.
- adelaidae Gould, 1841 - S South Australia from Mt Lofty Ranges to Fleurieu Peninsula.
- Least Concern Enlarge map