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Anthracoceros albirostris convexus1.jpg
Oriental pied hornbill
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Bucerotidae
Genus: Anthracoceros
L. Reichenbach, 1849

Anthracoceros coronatus
Anthracoceros albirostris
Anthracoceros malayanus
Anthracoceros marchei
Anthracoceros montani

Anthracoceros is a genus of birds in the family Bucerotidae. Species included in the genus are:[1]

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Anthracoceros coronatus -Yala National Park, Sri Lanka-8.jpg Anthracoceros coronatus Malabar pied hornbill India and Sri Lanka
Anthracoceros albirostris, Oriental pied hornbill - Kaeng Krachan National Park (23576110199).jpg Anthracoceros albirostris Oriental pied hornbill Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Eastern and Northern India, Indonesia, Laos, North peninsular Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam and the Sunda shelf islands
Anthracoceros malayanus -Kuala Lumpur Bird Park-8a.jpg Anthracoceros malayanus Black hornbill Asia in Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand.
Anthracoceros marchei -Palawan-8.jpg Anthracoceros marchei Palawan hornbill Palawan island
Anthracoceros montani Sulu hornbill Philippines

The name Anthracoceros is a combination of the Greek words anthrax, meaning "coal black" and kerōs, meaning "horn".[2][citation needed]


  1. ^ "ITIS Report: Anthracoceros". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Names. London, UK: Christopher Helm. p. 49. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.