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Horned Screamer Anhima cornuta

  • Order: Anseriformes
  • Family: Anhimidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Piland, Natalia
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Systematics

Geographic Variation

No described geographic variation.

Related Species

The Horned Screamer is in the family Anhimidae within the order Anseriformes. The Anseriformes, together with the Galliformes (chicken-like birds), constitute the Galloanseres, an assemblage that is basal to the neognath birds (i.e., all birds other than tinamous Tinamidae and the ratities; e.g., Hackett et al 2008).

Recommended Citation

Piland, Natalia. 2010. Horned Screamer (Anhima cornuta), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.horscr1.01