Parrots (Psittacidae)

Yellow-and-green Lorikeet (Trichoglossus flavoviridis) - HBW 4, p. 347

French: Loriquet jaune et vert German: Celebeslori Spanish: Lori Verdigualdo
Other common names: Meyer's Lorikeet

Taxonomy: Trichoglossus flavoviridis Wallace, 1863, Sula Islands.
Has on occasion been placed in genus Psitteuteles. Forms a broad superspecies with T. euteles, T. johnstoniae, T. rubiginosus and T. chlorolepidotus. Proposed races bonthainensis and edithae included in meyeri. Two subspecies currently recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • meyeri Walden, 1871 - Sulawesi.
  • flavoviridis Wallace, 1863 - Sula Is.

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