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Blue-fronted Parrotlet

Touit dilectissimus (Sclater & Salvin, 1871)

The Blue-fronted Parrotlet (Touit dilectissimus) is also known as the Red-winged Parrotlet (but see below). It is a parrot in N. South America from E. Panama down the west coastal Andes to Peru, with a second population around and south of Lake Maracaibo. It is 15 cm, green with a short tail, blue forehead with narrow band of red under eye, red shoulders and leading edge of underwing, and the remaining underwing coverts yellow. Edges of tail also yellowish. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Psittaciformes
Family:
  Psittacidae
Genus:
  Touit

Scientific:
  Touit dilectissimus

Citation:
  (Sclater & Salvin, 1871)

Reference:
  PZS(1870) Pt3 p.788 pl.47

Protonym:
  Urochroma dilectissima

Avibase ID:
  D8C977FC360ED0D5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D8C977FC

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 714058

Geographic range:

  • Touit dilectissimus: Humid e Panama to nw Venezuela and nw Ecuador
English:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet
Czech:
papoušek rudouchý
German:
Kronenpapagei
Danish:
Blåpandet Stumppapegøje
Spanish:
Cotorrita Cariazul
Finnish:
siniotsa-aranen
French:
Toui à front bleu
Italian:
Pappagallino fronteblu
Japanese:
aobitaiirooinko
Japanese:
アオビタイイロオインコ
Dutch:
Roodvleugelpapegaai
Norwegian:
Blåøreparakitt
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blåøyreparakitt
Polish:
barwinka niebieskoczelna
Russian:
Синелобый пестрохвостый попугай
Slovak:
amazoňan belasočelý
Swedish:
blåpannad dvärgparakit
Ukrainian:
Папуга синьолобий
Chinese:
蓝额鹦哥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Toui à front bleu ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Toui à front bleu ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Touit dilectissima dilectissima [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Touit dilectissima dilectissima [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Touit dilectissima dilectissima [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissima) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Blue-fronted Parrotlet ( Touit dilectissimus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Touit dilectissimus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Touit dilectissimus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Touit [dilectissimus or costaricensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Cotorreta frontblava
Czech: Papoušek celenkový, papoušek rudouchý
Danish: Blåpandet Stumppapegøje
German: Kronenpapagei, Kronen-Papagei
English: Blue fronted Parrotlet, Blue-fronted Parrotlet, Red-winged Parrotlet
English (IOC): Blue-fronted Parrotlet
Spanish: Churiquita, Cotorrita Cariazul, Lorito de Alas Amarillas, Periquito Alirrojo
Spanish (Colombia): Periquito alirojo, Periquito Alirrojo
Spanish (Ecuador): Periquito Frentiazul
Spanish (Spain): Cotorrita Cariazul
Spanish (HBW): Blue-fronted Parrotlet
Spanish (Panama): Periquito Frentiazul
Spanish (Venezuela): Churiquita
Estonian: leektiib-väikepapagoi
Finnish: Liekkisiipiaranen, siniotsa-aranen
French: Toui à front bleu
Hungarian: vöröskantárú papagáj
Italian: Pappagallino fronteblu, Tui ali rosse e giallo
Japanese: aobitaiirooinko, irooinko
Japanese: アオビタイイロオインコ, イロオインコ
Scientific: Touit dilectissima, Touit dilectissima dilectissima, Touit dilectissimus, Urochroma dilectissima
Lithuanian: Mėlynkaktė raibauodegė papūga
Dutch: Roodvleugelpapegaai
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blåøyreparakitt
Norwegian: Blåøreparakitt, Rødvinget touitpapegøye, Rødvinget touitparakitt
Polish: barwinka niebieskoczelna, barwniczka niebieskoczelna
Russian: Синелобый пестрохвостый попугай
Slovak: amazonan belasocelý, amazoňan belasočelý, tui belasočelý
Serbian: Crvenotemeni papagaj
Swedish: blåpannad dvärgparakit, Rödvingad dvärgparakit
Ukrainian: Папуга синьолобий
Chinese: 蓝额鹦哥
Chinese (Traditional): 紅翅鸚哥

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