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Razor-billed Curassow Mitu tuberosum

  • Order: Galliformes
  • Family: Cracidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: K. C. Udoye and Thomas S. Schulenberg

Demography and Populations

Little information. Razor-billed Curassows typically reach sexual maturity by two years and can live for 24 years in captivity (Brooks 2006).

The new species of apicomplexan (a parasitic protist) was described as Eimeria abmitu, although to date it is known only from captive individuals of Razor-billed Curassow (Hofstatter and Guraldo 2011).

Recommended Citation

Udoye, K. C. and T. S. Schulenberg (2012). Razor-billed Curassow (Mitu tuberosum), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.