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Razor-billed Curassow Mitu tuberosum

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

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Begazo, A.J. 1997. Use and conservation of the Cracidae in the Peruvian Amazon. Pages 449-459 in S.D. Strahl, S. Beaujon, D.M. Brooks, A.J. Begazo, G. Sedaghatkish, and F. Olmos (editors), The Cracidae: their biology and conservation. Hancock House Publishers, Blaine, Washington.

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BirdLife International. 2011. Species factsheet: Razor-billed Curassow Mitu tubersosum. Downloaded from BirdLife International on 27 May 2011.

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Hoffstater, Paulo G., and Ana M. Guaraldo. "Eimeria Abmitu N. Sp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the Razor-billed Curassow Mitu tuberosum Spix (Galliformes: Cracidae)." Syst Parasitol 78.69-71 (2011).

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O'Neill, J.P. 1974. The birds of Balta, a Peruvian dry tropical forest locality, with an analysis of their origins and ecological relationships. Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Pereira, S.L., and A.J. Baker. 2004. Vicariant speciation of curassows (Aves, Cracidae): a hypothesis based on mitochondrial DNA phylogeny. Auk 121: 682-694.

Scheuerman, R.G. 1977.Hallazgos del paujil Crax mitu (Aves: Cracidae) al norte del Río Amazonas y notas sobre su distribución. Lozania (Acta Zoologica Colombiana) number 22.

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Torres C., B. 1997. Densidades poblacionales de la comunidad de Crácidos en el Parque Nacional Manú (Perú). Pages 376-400 in S.D. Strahl, S. Beaujon, D.M. Brooks, A.J. Begazo, G. Sedaghatkish, and F. Olmos (editors), The Cracidae: their biology and conservation. Hancock House Publishers, Blaine, Washington.

Vaurie, C. 1967.Systematic notes on the bird family Cracidae. No. 10. The genera Mitu and Pauxi and the generic relationships of the Cracini. American Museum Novitates number 2307.

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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. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.rabcur2.01