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Alagoas Curassow

Mitu mitu (Linnaeus, C 1766)

The Alagoas curassow is a glossy-black, pheasant-like bird. It was formerly found in forests in Northeastern Brazil in what is now the states of Pernambuco and Alagoas, which is the origin of its common name. It is now extinct in the wild; there are about 130 individuals in captivity. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Cracidae
Genus:
   Mitu
Scientific:
  Mitu mitu


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1766)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 12, vol. 1, part 1

Protonym:
  Crax Mitu

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42946466


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  333D3213518E799D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-333D3213

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/333D3213


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 553817


EXTINCT IN THE WILD

Geographic range:

  • Mitu mitu: Coastal e Brazil (Alagoas); extinct in wild
English:
Alagoas Curassow
Catalan:
Hoco d'Alagoas
Czech:
hoko mitu
Danish:
Alagoashokko
German:
Mituhokko
Spanish:
Paují de Alagoas
Spanish (Spain):
Paují de Alagoas
Finnish:
alagoasinhokko
French:
Hocco mitou
Croatian:
alagoaški hoko
Hungarian:
csupaszfülű mitu
Italian:
Hocco di Alagoas
Japanese (romaji):
chabarahoukanchou
Japanese:
チャバラホウカンチョウ
Lithuanian:
Tikrasis mitu
Dutch:
Alagoasmesbekpauwies
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Alagoashokko
Norwegian:
Alagoashokko
Polish:
czubacz garbonosy
Portuguese:
mutum-do-nordeste
Portuguese (Brazil):
mutum-do-nordeste
Russian:
Миту
Slovak:
hoko mitu
Serbian:
Alagoaški hoko
Swedish:
alagoashocko
Ukrainian:
Міту горбодзьобий
Chinese:
阿拉戈盔嘴雉
Chinese (Traditional):
刀嘴鳳冠雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Hocco mitou ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Hocco mitou ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Crax mitu mitu [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
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 2.5:
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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:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
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:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Alagoas Curassow ( Mitu mitu) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mitu mitu [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mitu mitu [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Mitu [mitu or tuberosum] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: Hoco d'Alagoas
Montenegrin: alagoaški hoko, алагоашки хоко
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): алагоашки хоко
Czech: Hoko mitu
Danish: Alagoashokko
German: Marcgrave-Mitu, Mitu, Mituhokko
English: Alagoas Curassow, Eastern Razor-Billed Curassow, Marcgrave's razor-billed curassow, Razor-billed Curassow
English, HBW: Alagoas Curassow
English (IOC): Alagoas Curassow
English (United States): Alagoas Curassow
Esperanto: Alagoasa mutuo
Spanish: Pajuí menor, Paují de Alagoas
Spanish (Spain): Paují de Alagoas
Spanish (HBW): Alagoas Curassow
Estonian: suurnokk-hoko
Finnish: alagoasinhokko, kyhmyhokko, Kyhmynokkahokko
French: Grand Hocco à bec rasoir, Hocco mitou, Hocco mitu
Croatian: alagoaški hoko
Hungarian: csupaszfülű mitu
Italian: Crace Mitu, Hocco di Alagoas, Mitu mitu
Japanese (romaji): chabarahoukanchou
Japanese: チャバラホウカンチョウ
Kazakh: миту
Kirghiz: миту
Scientific: Crax mitu, Crax mitu mitu, Mitu mitu, Mitu mitu mitu, Pauxi mitu
Lithuanian: Tikrasis mitu
Maltese: kurassow alagoas
Dutch: Alagoasmesbekpauwies, Mesbekpauwies, Mesbekpawies
Norwegian Nynorsk: Alagoashokko
Norwegian: Alagoashokko
Polish: czubacz garbonosy
Portuguese: mitu, mutu, Mutum-avalo, mutum-cavalo, mutum-da-varzea, mutum-do-nordeste, mutum-etê
Portuguese (Brazil): mitu, mutu, mutum-cavalo, mutum-da-varzea, Mutum-do-nordeste, mutum-etê
Portuguese (Portugal): Mutum-do-nordeste, mutum-nordestino
Russian: Миту, Остроклювый кракс-миту
Slovak: Hoko mitu
Serbian: Alagoaški hoko
Swedish: Alagoashocko
Turkish: Kulaklı Hokko
Ukrainian: Міту горбодзьобий
Chinese: 阿拉戈盔嘴雉
Chinese (Traditional): 刀嘴鳳冠雉

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