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family

cuckoos
Cuculidae Leach, 1820

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 39

genus Cacomantis S. Müller, 1843
genus Carpococcyx G. R. Gray, 1840
genus Centropus Illiger, 1811
genus Cercococcyx Cabanis, 1882
genus Ceuthmochares Cabanis & Heine, 1863
genus Chrysococcyx Boie, 1826
genus Clamator Kaup, 1829
genus Coccycua Lesson, 1830
genus Coccyzus Vieillot, 1816
genus Coua Schinz, 1821
genus Crotophaga Linnaeus, 1758
genus Cuculus Linnaeus, 1758
genus Dasylophus Swainson, 1837
genus Dromococcyx Wied-Neuwied, 1832
genus Eudynamys Vigors & Horsfield, 1827
genus Geococcyx Wagler, 1831
genus Guira Lesson, 1830
genus Hierococcyx Müller, 1845
genus Microdynamis Salvadori, 1878
genus Morococcyx P. L. Sclater, 1862
genus Nannococcyx Olson, 1975
genus Neomorphus Gloger, 1827
genus Pachycoccyx Cabanis, 1882
genus Phaenicophaeus Stephens, 1815
genus Piaya Lesson, 1830
genus Rhamphococcyx Cabanis & Heine, 1863
genus Rhinortha Vigors, 1830
genus Scythrops Latham, 1790
genus Surniculus Lesson, 1830
genus Taccocua Lesson, 1830
genus Tapera Thunberg, 1819
genus Urodynamis Salvadori, 1880
genus Zanclostomus Swainson, 1837

Fossil taxa

genus Cursoricoccyx Martin & Mengel, 1984
genus Dynamopterus Milne-Edwards, 1892
genus Eocuculus Chandler, 1999
genus Neococcyx Weigel, 1963
genus Parvicuculus Harrison & Walker, 1977
genus Procuculus Harrison & Walker, 1977

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [101603]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Cuculidae Leach, 1820]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [a19d1fc6-eb9e-48e6-82e5-c41a42d6e90a]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Cuculidae]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Cuculidae]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Cuculidae]
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Cuculidae Leach, 1820]
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Cuculidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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extinct taxon