The order contains 360 species in 80 genera all of which are contained within three families. They include the common pet-trade species of the cockatoos, lorikeets, and parrots.


Family Common name Total number
Cacatuidae Cockatoos ?
Loriidae Lories / Lorikeets ?
Psittacidae Macaws, Parrots, Cockatoos ?

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