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Casuarius bennetti papuanus  Schlegel, 1871
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1000341

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Casuarius papuanus Schlegel, 1871
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCasuariiformes  – Cassowaries, Emus  
                            FamilyCasuariidae  – Cassowaries  
                               GenusCasuarius Brisson, 1760  
                                  SpeciesCasuarius bennetti Gould, 1857 – Dwarf Cassowary  
                                     SubspeciesCasuarius bennetti papuanus Schlegel, 1871  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  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 [Accessed 25 November, 2015]   
  Reference for: Casuarius bennetti papuanus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Perron, Richard M.  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: The taxonomic status of Casuarius bennetti papuanus and C. b. westermanni   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club, vol. 131, no. 1   
  Page(s): 54-57   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0007-1595   
  Reference for: Casuarius bennetti papuanus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Australia  



  Comment: 'Although Casuarius (bennetti) papuanus remains perfectly valid for Schlegel's type specimen, its use should be restricted to birds matching the description. Quite where Schlegel's holotype should be aligned is still uncertain, but certainly not with birds possessing a predominantly white occipital region' (Perron, 2011)  



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