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Dromococcyx phasianellus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Cuculiformes
Family: Cuculidae
Genus: Dromococcyx
Wied-Neuwied, 1832

Dromococcyx is a genus of uncommon to rare cuckoos found in forests and woodlands of the Neotropics. They have strikingly graduated tails, and are among the few cuckoos of the Americas that are brood parasites (the only other is the striped cuckoo).


The genus contains the following species:[1]