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family

chachalacas, curassows and guans
Cracidae Rafinesque, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Galliformes

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 14

genus Aburria Reichenbach, 1853 - Wattled Guan
genus Boreortalis Brodkorb, 1954
genus Chamaepetes Wagler, 1832
genus Crax Linnaeus, 1758
genus Mitu Lesson, 1831
genus Nothocrax Burmeister, 1856 - Nocturnal Curassow
genus Oreophasis Gray, 1844 - Horned Guans
genus Ortalis Merrem, 1786
genus Palaeonossax Wetmore, 1956
genus Pauxi Temminck, 1813
genus Penelope Merrem, 1786
genus Penelopina Reichenbach, 1861 - Highland Guan
genus Pipile Bonaparte, 1856 - Piping-guans

Cracidae incertae sedis

genus Procrax Tordoff & Macdonald, 1957

Links and literature

EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Cracidae]
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Cracidae Rafinesque, 1815]

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extinct taxon