Orinoco River near Cumaná; locality presumably erroneous.
Present species is very closely related to P. cumanensis and P. grayi, and close also to P. cujubi; all four often treated as conspecific. The more distinct P. jacutinga also sometimes included in this group, or even in an expanded species, making genus Pipile monospecific. Monotypic.
Trinidad, at present almost confined to E Northern Range, with single recent record (2000) from S of island (Catshill Reserve)#R.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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