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genus

Coccyzus Vieillot, 1816

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

Scientific synonyms

Hyetornis P. L. Sclater, 1862
Saurothera Vieillot, 1816

Included taxa

Number of records: 13

species Coccyzus americanus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Yellow-billed Cuckoo
species Coccyzus erythropthalmus (A. Wilson, 1811) - Black-billed Cuckoo
species Coccyzus euleri Cabanis, 1873 - Pearly-breasted Cuckoo
species Coccyzus ferrugineus Gould, 1843 - Cocos Cuckoo
species Coccyzus lansbergi Bonaparte, 1850 - Grey-capped Cuckoo
species Coccyzus longirostris (Hermann, 1783) - Hispaniolan Lizard Cuckoo

Coccyzus longirostris

species Coccyzus melacoryphus Vieillot, 1817 - Dark-billed Cuckoo

Coccyzus melacoryphus

species Coccyzus merlini (d'Orbigny, 1839) - Great Lizard Cuckoo

Coccyzus merlini

species Coccyzus minor (Gmelin, 1788) - Mangrove Cuckoo
species Coccyzus pluvialis (Gmelin, 1788) - Chestnut-bellied Cuckoo
species Coccyzus rufigularis Hartlaub, 1852 - Bay-breasted Cuckoo
species Coccyzus vetula (Linnaeus, 1758) - Jamaican Lizard Cuckoo
species Coccyzus vieilloti (Bonaparte, 1850) - Puerto Rican Lizard Cuckoo

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1012442]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Hyetornis Sclater, 1862]
Data retrieved on: 8 December 2019
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1115007]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Coccyzus Vieillot, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Coccyzus Vieillot, 1816]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021

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