Peruvian plantcutter

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Peruvian plantcutter
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cotingidae
Genus: Phytotoma
Species: P. raimondii
Binomial name
Phytotoma raimondii
Taczanowski, 1883

The Peruvian plantcutter (Phytotoma raimondii) is an endangered species of bird in the family Cotingidae. As the other plantcutters, this species is sexually dimorphic and folivorous. It is endemic to scrub and woodland in north-western Peru, and is threatened by habitat loss.


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