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Southern Cassowary
Casuarius casuarius (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Casuarius casuarius casuarius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Struthio casuarius
Casuarius casuarius altijugus (Sclater, 1878)
Casuarius casuarius aruensis (Schlegel, 1866)
Casuarius australis Wall, 1854
Casuarius casuarius beccarii (Sclater, 1875)
Casuarius casuarius bicarunculatus (Sclater, 1860)
Casuarius casuarius bistriatus (Oort, 1907)
Casuarius casuarius chimaera (Rothschild, 1904)
Casuarius casuarius grandis (Rothschild, 1937)

Other names

= Cassowary
= Double-wattled Cassowary
= Two-wattled Cassowary

Least Concern

Images


juvenile animal

Casuarius casuarius - Southern Cassowary

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Casuarius casuarius - Southern Cassowary

female, female "Antje"

Author: Klaus Rudloff

egg

Taxon in country check-lists

Asia: Indonesia, Australia and Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea
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Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22678108]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Casuarius casuarius (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22678108]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Casuarius casuarius (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [a1408f1a-50e5-4f9c-8cdf-bd6f27a12828]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Casuarius casuarius (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [c11b25b7-a092-4b00-b758-884c4002a5e7]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Casuarius casuarius johnsonii F. Müller, 1866]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [52401]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Casuarius casuarius Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Casuarius casuarius (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
DE Zootier-Lexikon [303:helmkasuar-casuarius-casuarius]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 2 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Casuarius casuarius (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementsche...], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Casuarius casuarius]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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