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Dwarf Cassowary

Casuarius bennetti Gould, J 1857

The dwarf cassowary, also known as Bennett's cassowary, little cassowary, mountain cassowary or mooruk, is the smallest of the three species of cassowaries. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Casuariiformes
Family:
  Casuariidae
Genus:
   Casuarius
Scientific:
  Casuarius bennetti


Original description

Citation:
  Gould, J 1857

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London Part 25 (1857), no.343 p.269 pl.129

Protonym:
  Casuarius Bennetti

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12860836#page/851/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7751E0D145194220

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7751E0D1

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7751E0D1


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 174388

Geographic range:

  • Casuarius bennetti: New Guinea, Yapen I. and New Britain
English:
Dwarf Cassowary
Catalan:
Casuari de Bennett
Czech:
kasuár menší
Danish:
Dværgkasuar
German:
Bennettkasuar
Spanish:
Casuario Menor
Spanish (Spain):
Casuario Menor
Finnish:
pikkukasuaari
French:
Casoar de Bennett
Croatian:
Patuljasti kazuar
Hungarian:
Bennett-kazuár
Icelandic:
Dvergkasúi
Italian:
Casuario nano
Japanese (romaji):
kohikuidori
Japanese:
コヒクイドリ
Lithuanian:
Nykštukinis kazuaras
Dutch:
Dwergkasuaris
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Dvergkasuar
Norwegian:
Dvergkasuar
Polish:
kazuar mniejszy
Portuguese:
Casuar-anão
Russian:
Казуар-мурук
Slovak:
kazuár muruk
Serbian:
Patuljasti kazuar
Swedish:
dvärgkasuar
Ukrainian:
Казуар малий
Chinese:
侏鹤鸵
Chinese (Traditional):
侏鶴鴕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
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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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
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):
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
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):
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Casoar de Bennett ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Casoar de Bennett ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
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Clements, version 2022:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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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 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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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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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):
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
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 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 2.0:
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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 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Casuarius bennetti [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Casuarius bennetti [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Casuarius bennetti [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Dwarf Cassowary ( Casuarius bennetti) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Casuarius bennetti [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Casuarius bennetti [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Bengali: ফাভন কযাম঳ায়াচয
Bengali (transliteration): bāmana kyāsōẏāri
Catalan: Casuari de Bennett
Czech: Kasuár menší
Danish: Dværgkasuar, Kasuar
German: Bennetkasuar, Bennettkasuar, Bennett-Kasuar, Moruk
English: Australian cassowary, Bennett's Cassowary, Dwarf Cassowary, Little Cassowary, Mountain Cassowary
English, HBW: Dwarf Cassowary
English (IOC): Dwarf Cassowary
English (United States): Dwarf Cassowary
Esperanto: Nana kazuaro
Spanish: Casuario Enano, Casuario Menor
Spanish (Spain): Casuario Menor
Spanish (HBW): Dwarf Cassowary
Estonian: väikekaasuar
Finnish: Bennettinkasuaari, pikkukasuaari
French: Casoar de Bennett
Croatian: Patuljasti kazuar
Hungarian: Bennett-kazuár
Indonesian: Kasuari kerdil
Icelandic: Dvergkasúi
Italian: Casuario del Bennett, Casuario di Bennett, Casuario nano, Moruk
Japanese (romaji): kohikuidori
Japanese: コヒクイドリ
Kazakh: мурук
Kirghiz: мурук
Scientific: Casuarius benetti, Casuarius benettii, Casuarius benettii kaupi, Casuarius bennetti, Casuarius bennetti bennetti, Casuarius bennetti foersteri, Casuarius bennetti keysseri, Casuarius foersteri, Casuarius kaupi
Lithuanian: Nykštukinis kazuaras, Šalmuotasis kazuaras
Dutch: Bennettcasuaris, Dwergcasuaris, Dwergkasuaris
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dvergkasuar
Norwegian: Bennettkasuar, Dvergkasuar, Hjelmkasuar, Toflikkasuar
Polish: Kazuar hełmiasty, kazuar mniejszy
Portuguese: Casuar-anão
Portuguese (Portugal): casuar-anão
Russian: Казуар Мурук, казуар-мурук, Мурук
Slovak: kazuár muruk, Kazuár velkoprilbý
Serbian: Patuljasti kazuar
Swedish: Dvärgkasuar
Tajik: казуари мурук, мурук
Turkish: Küçük Kasuari
Ukrainian: Казуар малий
Uzbek: мурук
Chinese: 侏鹤鸵
Chinese (Traditional): 侏鶴鴕

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