Definition of Melopsittacus undulatus
1. Noun. Small Australian parakeet usually light green with black and yellow markings in the wild but bred in many colors.
Generic synonyms: Parakeet, Paraquet, Paroquet, Parrakeet, Parroket, Parroquet
Group relationships: Genus Melopsittacus, Melopsittacus
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Literary usage of Melopsittacus undulatus
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1. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"melopsittacus undulatus. WARBLING GRASS-PARRAKEET. Psittacus undulatus, Shaw ... melopsittacus undulatus, Gould, Birds of Australia, fol., vol. v. pl. 44. ..."
2. List of the Specimens of Birds in the Collection of the British Museum by George Robert Gray (1855)
"4. MELOPSITTACUS. Melopsittacus, Gould, B. of Austr. (1840). 1. MELOPSITTACUS UNDULATUS. The Undulated Parrakeet. Psittacus undulatus, Shaw, Nat. Misc. pi. ..."
3. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin (1913)
"... which are attached to the capsules of the separate " melopsittacus undulatus. See an account of its habits by Gould, ' Handbook of Birds of Australia,' ..."
4. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1900)
"... that this is the means for saving the labour of re-examining a flower. Thousands of blossoms daily fall by this means. melopsittacus undulatus, Shaw. ..."
5. The Birds of Jamaica: Being a History of the Bird, Its Structure, and Habits by Philip Henry Gosse, Alfred Edmund Brehm, Richard Hill (1874)
"The male and female grass Parakeet (melopsittacus undulatus) chirp together and caress each other in the prettiest way imaginable. ..."