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Black Curassow
Crax alector Linnaeus, 1766
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Cracidae
Genus:
  Crax

Scientific:
  Crax alector

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1766

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.269

Protonym:
  Crax Alector

Avibase ID:
  16A1A2B113F97BA7

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175758


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Crax alector alector: Extreme e Venezuela to Guianas and Brazil (n of the Amazon)
  • Crax alector erythrognatha: E Colombia and Venezuela (south of the Orinoco River)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Black Curassow
Czech:
  hoko pospolitý
German:
  Glattschnabelhokko
Danish:
  Kamhokko
Spanish:
  Pavón Guayanés
Finnish:
  isohokko
French:
  Hocco alector
Italian:
  Hocco nero
Japanese:
  mesugurohoukanchou
Japanese:
  メスグロホウカンチョウ
Dutch:
  Zwarte Hokko
Norwegian:
  Trollhokko
Polish:
  czubacz kedzierzawy
Portuguese:
  Mutum-poranga
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Mutum-poranga
Russian:
  Хохлатый кракс
Slovak:
  hoko čierny
Swedish:
  svart hocko
Chinese:
  黑凤冠雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Hocco alector ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Hocco alector ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Crax nigra [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Crax nigra [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Crax nigra [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Black Curassow ( Crax alector) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Crax alector [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Crax alector [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Hoco becllarg
Czech: Hoko pospolitý
Danish: Kamhokko
German: Glattschnabelhokko
English: Black Curassow, Crested curassow
Spanish: Muitú Unicolor, Paují Culo Blanco, Paujil Negro, Pavón Guayanés
Spanish (Colombia): Paujil Negro, Pavón negro
Spanish (Spain): Pavón Guayanés
Spanish (Venezuela): Paují Culo Blanco
Estonian: guajaana hoko
Finnish: Isohokko
French: Hocco alector, Hocco noir
Hungarian: fekete hokkó
Italian: Crace alettro, Crace nero, Hocco alettro, Hocco nero
Japanese: mesugurohoukanchou
Japanese: メスグロホウカンチョウ
Latin: Crax alector, Crax erythrognata, Crax nigra
Lithuanian: Juodasis kraksas
Dutch: Zwarte hokko
Norwegian: Trollhokko
Polish: czubacz kedzierzawy, czubacz kędzierzawy
Portuguese: mutum, Mutum-poranga
Portuguese (Brazil): mutum, Mutum-poranga
Portuguese (Portugal): Mutum-poranga
Russian: Хохлатый гокко, Хохлатый кракс
Slovak: hoko čierny
Serbian: Crni kuraso
Swedish: Svart hocko
Turkish: Sarı Gagalı Hokko
Chinese: 黑凤冠雉
Chinese (Traditional): 黑鳳冠雉

 

         

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