Loriculus sclateri

The Sula Hanging Parrot has sometimes been treated as a subspecies of the Moluccan Hanging Parrot, but the two are increasingly treated as separate species based on their distinct differences in plumage and size .

The Loriculus sclateri is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Loriculus sclateri is split from L.amabilis (Collar 1997); recognized by BLI 8. CHANGE: English name of Loriculus tener to Bismarck Hanging Parrot (Gregory 2009) 9. CHANGE: English name of Micropsitta meeki to Meek’s Pygmy Parrot (Gregory 2009) 10. CHANGE: English name of Micropsitta finschii to Finsch’s Pygmy Parrot (Gregory 2009) 11. More

Loriculus sclateri forms part of the Loriculus stigmatus (Sulawesi or Celebes Hanging Parrot) superspecies. Sometimes they are treated as conspecific (of, or belonging to, the same species) with Loriculus amabilis (Moluccan Hanging Parrots) and Loriculus catamene (Sangihe Hanging Parrots). More

Order : Psittaciformes
Family : Psittacidae
Genus : Loriculus
Species : sclateri
Authority : Wallace, 1863