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Southern Cassowary

Casuarius casuarius (Linnaeus, C 1758)

The southern cassowary, also known as double-wattled cassowary, Australian cassowary or two-wattled cassowary, is a large flightless black bird. It is one of the three living species of cassowary, alongside the dwarf cassowary and the northern cassowary. It is a ratite and therefore related to the emu, ostriches, rheas and kiwis. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1758)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.155

Protonym:
  Struthio Casuarius

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727062


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  8B9D93D84AC854E7

Avibase ID:
  avibase-8B9D93D8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8B9D93D8


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 553788

Geographic range:

  • Casuarius casuarius: Humid forests of ne Australia, New Guinea and Aru Islands
English:
Southern Cassowary
Catalan:
Casuari comú
Czech:
kasuár přílbový
Danish:
Hjelmkasuar
German:
Helmkasuar
Spanish:
Casuario Común
Spanish (Spain):
Casuario Común
Finnish:
kypäräkasuaari
French:
Casoar à casque
Croatian:
Južni kazuar
Hungarian:
sisakos kazuár
Icelandic:
Hjálmkasúi
Italian:
Casuario meridionale
Japanese (romaji):
hikuidori
Japanese:
ヒクイドリ
Lithuanian:
Šalminis kazuaras
Dutch:
Helmkasuaris
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Toflikkasuar
Norwegian:
Toflikkasuar
Polish:
kazuar hełmiasty
Portuguese:
Casuar-de-capacete
Russian:
Шлемоносный казуар
Slovak:
kazuár veľkoprilbý
Serbian:
Južni kazuar
Swedish:
hjälmkasuar
Ukrainian:
Казуар шоломний
Chinese:
双垂鹤鸵
Chinese (Traditional):
雙垂鶴鴕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Casoar à casque ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Casoar à casque ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Double-wattled Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Double-wattled Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Double-wattled Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Double-wattled Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Double-wattled Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Casuarius casuarius [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Casuarius casuarius [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Casuarius casuarius [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Casuarius casuarius [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Abkhazian: аКазуар
Asturian: Casuariu
Azerbaijani: adi qalxanlı kazuar
Bashkir: казуар
Bengali: দচ􀇘মণয কযাম঳ায়াচয
Bengali (transliteration): dakṣiṇēra kyāsōẏāri
Catalan: Casuari comú
Czech: Kasuár prilbový, kasuár přílbový
Chuvash: казуар
Danish: Hjelmkasuar
German: Helmkasuar
English: Australian Cassowary, Cassowary, Double-wattled Cassowary, Southern Cassowary, Two-wattled Cassowary
English, HBW: Southern Cassowary
English (IOC): Southern Cassowary
English (United States): Southern Cassowary
Esperanto: Suda kazuaro
Spanish: Casuario Común, Casuario de Ceram
Spanish (Spain): Casuario Común
Spanish (HBW): Southern Cassowary
Estonian: kiiverkaasuar
Finnish: Kypäräkasuaari
French: Casoar à casque
Croatian: Južni kazuar
Hungarian: sisakos kazuár
Indonesian: Kasuari gelambir ganda, Kasuari Gelambir-ganda
Icelandic: Hjálmkasúi
Italian: Casuario australiano, Casuario comune, Casuario meridionale, dall'elmo
Japanese (romaji): hikuidori
Japanese: ヒクイドリ
Kabardian: бжьакъуащхьэ
Kazakh: Австралия түйеқұсы, айдар тұмсықты казуар, дулығалы қазуар
Kirghiz: кадимки казуар
Scientific: Casuarius casuarius, Casuarius casuarius casuarius, Casuarius casurius, Casuarius emeu, Struthio Casuarius
Lithuanian: Šalminis kazuaras, Šalmuotasis kazuaras
Dutch: Helmcasuaris, Helmcasuarius, Helmkasuaris, Oranjehals casuaris
Norwegian Nynorsk: Toflikkasuar
Norwegian: Hjelmkasuar, Toflikkasuar
Polish: kazuar helmiasty, kazuar hełmiasty
Portuguese: Casuar-de-capacete
Portuguese (Portugal): casuar-do-sul
Russian: обыкновенный казуар, шлемоносный казуар, Шлемоносый Казуар
Slovak: kazuár veľkoprilbý
Serbian: Južni kazuar
Swedish: Hjälmkasuar
Tajik: казуари тоҷдор
Turkish: Güneyli Kasuari
Tatar: мөгезсыман үсентеле кәсвәр, якалы кәсвәр
Udmurt: казуар
Ukrainian: Казуар шоломний
Uzbek: Австралия туяқуши, дубулғасимон казуар, оддий казуар
Chinese: 双垂鹤鸵
Chinese (Traditional): 雙垂鶴鴕

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