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Vini sinotoi Steadman and Zarriello 1987 (Sinoto's lorikeet)

PaleoDB taxon number: 370711

Full reference: D. W. Steadman and M. C. Zarriello. 1987. Two new species of parrots (Aves: Psittacidae) from archeological sites in the Marquesas Islands. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 100:518-528

Belongs to Vini according to D. W. Steadman and B. Rolett 1996

Sister taxa: Vini australis, Vini kuhlii, Vini stepheni, Vini ultramarina, Vini vidivici

Type specimen: BPBM 162590, a set of limb elements (tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Hane Site, Area A, Layer IV, Ua Huka, which is in a Holocene terrestrial horizon in French Polynesia.