(syn. Pauxi Ϯ Northern Helmeted Curassow P. pauxi) Gr. λοφος lophos  tuft; κερας keras, κερως kerōs  horn; "Lophocerus, Sw.*  Front of the head with an elevated, pear-shaped, horn-like protuberance. Bill intermediate in shape between Crax and Ourax. Cere small. Nostrils basal, oval or round.  C. galeata. Lath. Pl. Enl. 78" (Swainson 1837).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 15 December 2018).