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Crested Guan

Penelope purpurascens Wagler, 1830

The Crested Guan, Penelope purpurascens, is a member of an ancient group of birds of the Cracidae family, which are related to the Australasian mound builders. It breeds in lowlands from south Mexico and the Yucatán Peninsula to western Ecuador and southern Venezuela at up to 1850 m altitude. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Cracidae
Genus:
  Penelope

Scientific:
  Penelope purpurascens

Citation:
  Wagler, 1830

Reference:
  Isis 23 col.1110

Protonym:
  Penelope purpurascens

Avibase ID:
  01A3897928028F1C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/01A38979

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175741

Geographic range:

  • Penelope purpurascens purpurascens: Humid forests of Mexico to Honduras and Nicaragua
  • Penelope purpurascens aequatorialis: southern Honduras and Nicaragua to western Colombia and southwestern Ecuador
  • Penelope purpurascens brunnescens: N Colombia to e Venezuela
English:
Crested Guan
Czech:
guan chocholatý
German:
Rostbauchguan
Danish:
Toppet Penelopehøne
Spanish:
Pava Cojolita
Finnish:
isosaku
French:
Pénélope panachée
Italian:
Guan crestato
Japanese:
kanmurishakukei
Japanese:
カンムリシャクケイ
Dutch:
Kuifsjakohoen
Norwegian:
Parykkhokko
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Parykkhokko
Polish:
penelopa rdzawobrzucha
Portuguese:
Jacuaçú
Portuguese (Brazil):
Jacu-de-spix
Russian:
Ржавобрюхая пенелопа
Slovak:
šuan chochlatý
Swedish:
tofsguan
Ukrainian:
Пенелопа чубата
Chinese:
紫冠雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Pénélope panachée ( Penelope purpurascens) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Pénélope panachée ( Penelope purpurascens) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
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South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
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South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
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South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
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South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
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South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
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South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Crested Guan ( Penelope purpurascens) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Penelope purpurascens [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Penelope purpurascens [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Penelope [purpurascens, jacquacu or perspicax] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Guan crestat
Czech: guan chocholatý, Guan rezavobrichý
Danish: Toppet Penelopehøne
German: Rostbauchguan, Rostbauchschaku
English: Creasted guan, Crested Guan
English (IOC): Crested Guan
Spanish: Pava, Pava Cojolita, Pava Crestada, Pava de Cola Roja, Pava Moñuda, Pavo Cojolito
Spanish (Colombia): Pava Moñuda
Spanish (Costa Rica): Pava crestada
Spanish (Ecuador): Pava Crestada
Spanish (Spain): Pava Cojolita
Spanish (HBW): Crested Guan
Spanish (Honduras): Pava
Spanish (Mexico): pava cojolita, Pavo Cojolito
Spanish (Nicaragua): Pava Crestada
Spanish (Panama): Pava Crestada
Spanish (Peru): Pava Crestada
Spanish (Venezuela): Pava Culirroja
Estonian: suur-lotthoko
Finnish: Isosaku
French: Pénélope à ventre pourpre, Pénélope huppée, Pénélope panachée
Hungarian: borzas sakutyúk
Italian: Guan crestato, Penelope crestata
Japanese: kammurishakukei, kanmurishakukei
Japanese: カンムリシャクケイ
Scientific: Penelope cristata, Penelope purpurascens, Penelope purpurascens purpurascens, Penelope purpurea
Lithuanian: Kuoduotoji penelopė
Dutch: Kuifsjakohoen
Norwegian Nynorsk: Parykkhokko
Norwegian: Parykkhokko
Polish: penelopa rdzawobrzucha
Portuguese: Jacuaçú, Jacu-de-crista
Portuguese (Brazil): Jacu-de-spix
Russian: Пенелопа, Пурпурный Гуан, Ржавобрюхая пенелопа
Slovak: šuan chochlatý
Serbian: Ćubasti guan
Swedish: Tofsguan
Turkish: Tepeli Guan
Ukrainian: Пенелопа чубата
Chinese: 紫冠雉
Chinese (Traditional): 紫冠雉

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