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Psittacella
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Brehm's Tiger Parrot (Psittacella brehmii)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Psittaciformes
Psittacoidea
Family Psittaculidae
Psittacellinae
Genus Psittacella

Psittacella or tiger parrots, is a genus of parrots in the Psittaculidae family getting its name through having tiger-striped backs. Established by Hermann Schlegel in 1871, the genus contains the following species, all of which are endemic to the island of New Guinea.

Species

Brehm's Tiger Parrot (Schlegel, 1873) (Psittacella brehmii)
Madarasz's Tiger Parrot (Meyer, 1886) (Psittacella madaraszi)
Modest Tiger Parrot (Schlegel, 1873) (Psittacella modesta)
Painted Tiger Parrot (Rothschild, 1896) (Psittacella picta)
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