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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Psittacidae.
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International demand for rare species of birds and marine animals, such as the Uva parakeet (Eunymphicus uvaeensis, EN), the horned parakeet (Eunymphicus cornutus, EN), and an endemic "living fossil" cephalopod (Nautilus macromphalus), threatens the already sparse populations of these species.
Ouvea island is currently free of ship rats; if the species is introduced, it will likely wipe out the entire population of the Uva parakeet (Eunymphicus uvaeensis, EN).