Buceros

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Buceros
Rhinoceros hornbill national aviary.jpg
Rhinoceros hornbill
Buceros rhinoceros
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Bucerotiformes
Family: Bucerotidae
Subfamily: Bucerotinae
Genus: Buceros
Linnaeus, 1758
Species

See text.

Synonyms

Hydrocorax Brisson, 1760

Buceros is a genus of large Asian hornbills (family Bucerotidae).

Species[edit]

Species included in the genus are:

The helmeted hornbill is sometimes included in this genus, but today most authorities place it in the monotypic Rhinoplax instead.

References[edit]

  • Kemp, A. C. (2001). Family Bucerotidae (Hornbills). pp. 436–523 in: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., & Sargatal, J. eds. (2001). Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 6. Mousebirds to Hornbills. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. ISBN 84-87334-30-X