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Crax  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 175756

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Curassows [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderGalliformes  – Fowls, Gallinaceous Birds, gallinacées, volaille  
                            FamilyCracidae  – Chachalacas, Curassows, Guans  
                                  GenusCrax Linnaeus, 1758 – Curassows  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Crax alberti Fraser, 1852 – Blue-billed Curassow, Hocco d'Albert, Pavón piquiazul, mutum-de-bico-azul, Blue-knobbed Curassow 
                                     Species Crax alector Linnaeus, 1766 – Hocco alector, Pavón guayanés, mutum-poranga, Black Curassow 
                                     Species Crax blumenbachii Spix, 1825 – Hocco de Blumenbach, Pavón piquirrojo, mutum-de-bico-vermelho, Red-knobbed Curassow, Red-billed Curassow 
                                     Species Crax daubentoni G. R. Gray, 1867 – Hocco de Daubenton, Pavón porú, mutum-poru, Yellow-knobbed Curassow 
                                     Species Crax fasciolata Spix, 1825 – Hocco à face nue, Pavón muitú, mutum-de-penacho, Bare-faced Curassow 
                                     Species Crax globulosa Spix, 1825 – Hocco globuleux, Pavón carunculado, mutum-de-fava, Wattled Curassow 
                                     Species Crax rubra Linnaeus, 1758 – Grand Hocco, Pavón norteño, mutum-grande, Great Curassow, Hocofaisán 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Crax    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. Available at [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Crax   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Crax   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.11.09, website (version 09-Nov-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Crax   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Linnaeus, Carolus  
  Publication Date: 1758   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis, 10th Edition, vol. 1   
  Page(s): 824   
  Publisher: Laurentii Salvii   
  Publication Place: Holmiae (Stockholm, Sweden)   
  Notes: Available online at and   
  Reference for: original description   

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