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Southern Cassowary

Casuarius casuarius (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Southern Cassowary (Casuarius casuarius) also known as Double-wattled Cassowary, Australian Cassowary or Two-wattled Cassowary, is a large flightless black bird. It is a ratite and therefore related to the Emu, Ostrich, and the genus Rhea. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Casuariiformes
Family:
  Casuariidae
Genus:
  Casuarius

Scientific:
  Casuarius casuarius

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.155

Protonym:
  Struthio Casuarius

Avibase ID:
  8B9D93D84AC854E7

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
Czech:
kasuár přílbový
German:
Helmkasuar
Danish:
Hjelmkasuar
Spanish:
Casuario Común
Finnish:
kypäräkasuaari
French:
Casoar à casque
Icelandic:
Hjálmkasúi
Italian:
Casuario meridionale
Japanese:
hikuidori
Japanese:
ヒクイドリ
Dutch:
Helmkasuaris
Norwegian:
Toflikkasuar
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Toflikkasuar
Polish:
kazuar helmiasty
Portuguese:
Casuar-de-capacete
Russian:
Шлемоносный казуар
Slovak:
kazuár veľkoprilbý
Swedish:
hjälmkasuar
Ukrainian:
Казуар шоломний
Chinese:
双垂鹤鸵


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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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]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
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):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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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):
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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]
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 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):
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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):
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):
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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:
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Clements, version 2019:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
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:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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 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:
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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:
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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:
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:
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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:
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]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Double-wattled Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Southern Cassowary ( Casuarius casuarius) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Casuarius casuarius [version 1]
James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
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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Catalan: Casuari comú
Czech: Kasuár prilbový, kasuár přílbový
Danish: Hjelmkasuar
German: Helmkasuar
English: Australian Cassowary, Cassowary, Double-wattled Cassowary, Southern Cassowary, Two-wattled Cassowary
English (IOC): Southern Cassowary
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: hikuidori
Japanese: ヒクイドリ
Scientific: Casuarius casuarius, Casuarius casurius, 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
Russian: обыкновенный казуар, шлемоносный казуар, Шлемоносый Казуар
Slovak: kazuár veľkoprilbý
Serbian: Južni kazuar
Swedish: Hjälmkasuar
Turkish: Güneyli Kasuari
Ukrainian: Казуар шоломний
Chinese: 双垂鹤鸵
Chinese (Traditional): 雙垂鶴鴕

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