Mitu is a genus of curassows, large birds in the family Cracidae. They are found in humid tropical forests in South America. Their plumage is iridescent black with a white or rufous crissum (the area around the cloaca) and tail-tip, and their legs and bills are red. The genders are alike.
- Crestless curassow, Mitu tomentosum
- Alagoas curassow, Mitu mitu - extinct in the wild (mid-late 1980s)
- Salvin's curassow, Mitu salvini
- Razor-billed curassow, Mitu tuberosum