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Casuarius unappendiculatus  Blyth, 1860
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174390

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Northern Cassowary [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCasuariiformes  – Cassowaries, Emus  
                            FamilyCasuariidae  – Cassowaries  
                               GenusCasuarius Brisson, 1760  
                                  SpeciesCasuarius unappendiculatus Blyth, 1860 – Northern Cassowary  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Casuarius unappendiculatus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, 14-Dec-2005, website (version 2004)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: http://www.redlist.org/   
  Reference for: Casuarius unappendiculatus   
       
  Source: Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive, website (version 2013)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2013). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. Available at: http://www.hbw.com/species   
  Reference for: Casuarius unappendiculatus   
       
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 5.4), website (version 5.4), website (version 5.4)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2015. IOC World Bird List (v 5.4). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org [Accessed 25 November, 2015]   
  Reference for: Casuarius unappendiculatus, Northern Cassowary [English]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Casuarius unappendiculatus   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.11.25, website (version 25-Nov-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Casuarius unappendiculatus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Blyth, Edward  
  Publication Date: 1860   
  Article/Chapter Title: Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, for March, 1860   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, vol. 29, no. 1   
  Page(s): 78-115   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: Available online via Biodiversity Heritage Library at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37191421   
  Reference for: original description   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, Edward C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd edition   
  Page(s): 1039   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-11701-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Casuarius unappendiculatus, Northern Cassowary [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Casuarius unappendiculatus, Northern Cassowary [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Australia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Listed as Vulnerable on IUCN Red List (2004)  
 

 

   

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