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genus

Centropus Illiger, 1811

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Cuculiformes - cuckoos »  family Cuculidae - cuckoos

Scientific synonyms

Polophilus Leach, 1814

Included taxa

Number of records: 28

species Centropus andamanensis Beavan, 1867 - Andaman Coucal
species Centropus anselli Sharpe, 1874 - Gabon Coucal
species Centropus ateralbus Lesson, 1826 - White-necked Coucal
species Centropus bengalensis (Gmelin, 1788) - Lesser Coucal

Centropus bengalensis

species Centropus bernsteini Schlegel, 1866 - Black-billed Coucal
species Centropus burchellii Swainson, 1838 - Burchell's Coucal

Centropus burchellii

species Centropus celebensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1830 - Bay Coucal
species Centropus chalybeus (Salvadori, 1876) - Biak Coucal
species Centropus chlororhynchos Blyth, 1849 - Green-billed Coucal
species Centropus cupreicaudus Reichenow, 1896 - Coppery-tailed Coucal

Centropus cupreicaudus

species Centropus goliath Bonaparte, 1850 - Goliath Coucal
species Centropus grillii Hartlaub, 1861 - Black Coucal
species Centropus leucogaster (Leach, 1814) - Black-throated Coucal
species Centropus melanops Lesson, 1830 - Black-faced Coucal
species Centropus menbeki Lesson & Garnot, 1828 - Ivory-billed Coucal

Centropus menbeki

species Centropus milo Gould, 1856 - Buff-headed Coucal
species Centropus monachus Rüppell, 1837 - Blue-headed Coucal
species Centropus nigrorufus (Cuvier, 1816) - Sunda Coucal

Centropus nigrorufus

species Centropus phasianinus (Latham, 1802) - Pheasant Coucal

Centropus phasianinus

species Centropus rectunguis Strickland, 1847 - Short-toed Coucal
species Centropus senegalensis (Linnaeus, 1766) - Senegal Coucal

Centropus senegalensis

species Centropus sinensis (Stephens, 1815) - Greater Coucal

Centropus sinensis

species Centropus steerii Bourns & Worcester, 1894 - Black-hooded Coucal
species Centropus superciliosus Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1829 - White-browed Coucal

Centropus superciliosus

species Centropus toulou (Müller, 1776) - Malagasy Coucal
species Centropus unirufus (Cabanis & Heine, 1863) - Rufous Coucal
species Centropus violaceus Quoy & Gaimard, 1830 - Violaceous Coucal
species Centropus viridis (Scopoli, 1786) - Philippine Coucal

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1274772]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Centropus Illiger, 1811]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [86469423-d953-4957-b317-b63b4a1bfece]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Polophilus Leach, 1814]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [98f47e77-23f2-45f1-bc8e-c10e0feeb114]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Centropus Illiger, 1811]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Centropus Illiger, 1811]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021

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