Loriculus flosculus Wallace, 1864

Flores hanging parrot, Wallace's hanging parrot



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 1978 (Knox & Walters, 1994:151) 



Flores & Rinca Island, Indonesia


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










BirdLife International. (2019). Loriculus flosculus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T22685428A156225653. Accessed on 19 November 2022.

del Hoyo, J., Collar, N. J., Christie, D. A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L. D. C. (2014). HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

Imansyah, M. J., Purwadana, D. and Jessop, T. S. (2008). First records of Wallace's Hanging-parrot Loriculus flosculus from Rinca Island, Komodo National Park, Indonesia. Forktail [2008]: 131.

Knox, Alan G. and Walters, Michael P. (1994). Extinct and endangered birds in the collections of The Natural History Museum. British Ornithologists' Club Occasional Publications 1: 1-292. [p. 151]

Snyder, N., McGowan, P., Gilardi, J. and Grajal, A. (2000). Parrots: status survey and conservation action plan 2000-2004. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.


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