Cuban macaw

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Cuban macaw
A. tricolor.jpg
Watercolour painting by Jacques Barraband, ca. 1800

Extinct  (ca. 1885) (IUCN 3.1)[1]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Psittacidae
Genus: Ara
Species:
A. tricolor
Binomial name
Ara tricolor
(Bechstein, 1811)
Ara tricolor range map IUCN.png
Former distribution in Cuba, including Isla de la Juventud[1]
Synonyms
  • Psittacus tricolor Bechstein, 1811
  • Sittace? lichtensteini Wagler, 1856
  • Ara tricolor haitius Hoppe, 1983
  • Ara cubensis Wetherbee, 1985

The Cuban macaw or Cuban red macaw (Ara tricolor) was an extinct species of macaw in the genus Ara.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 BirdLife International (2012). "Ara tricolor". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.