Rhynochetos

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Rhynochetos
Rhynochetos jubatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Eurypygiformes
Family: Rhynochetidae
Genus: Rhynochetos
Verreaux & Des Murs, 1860
Species

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Rhynochetos is a genus of birds in the Kagu family. It contains two species, both endemic to New Caledonia, one of which is extinct. [1]

Species[edit]

  • Rhynochetos jubatus Verreaux & Des Murs, 1860Kagu
  • Rhynochetos orarius Balouet & Olson, 1989Lowland Kagu

References[edit]

  1. ^ Balouet, J.C.; Olson, Storrs L. (1989). "Fossil birds from Late Quaternary deposits in New Caledonia". Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 469: 28–32.