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Westermann's Cassowary
Casuarius bennetti westermanni (Sclater, 1874)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Casuariiformes »  family Casuariidae - cassowaries »  genus Casuarius »  species Casuarius bennetti - Dwarf Cassowary

Scientific synonyms

Casuarius bennetti papuanus (Schlegel, 1871)
Casuarius papuanus (Schlegel, 1873)

Other names

= Papuan Dwarf Cassowary

Images

Casuarius bennetti westermanni - Westermann's Cassowary

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Casuarius bennetti westermanni - Westermann's Cassowary

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Casuarius bennetti westermanni - Westermann's Cassowary

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Casuarius bennetti westermanni - Westermann's Cassowary

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Distribution

New Guinea (Indonesia: Vogelkop)

Links and literature

EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Casuarius bennetti westermanni Sclater, PL, 1874]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN Perron, R. M. (2011): The taxonomic status of Casuarius bennetti papuanus and C. b. westermanni, Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 131 (1): 54-58 [as Casuarius bennetti westermanni]
EN Perron, Richard M. (2016): Taxonomy of the Genus Casuarius, Quantum Conservation. ISBN 978-3-86523-272-4 [as Casuarius bennetti westermanni]

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