G. R. Gray, 1867,
“Central America”? = Venezuela.
Most closely related to C. rubra and C. alberti#R. Previously treated as a race of latter. Form C. viridirostris, with green cere, is based on aberrant individual of present species or a hybrid between latter and another Crax (see C. alberti). Form C. incommoda was described from a rather unusual female specimen of present species. Monotypic.
N Venezuela N of R Orinoco (from Maracaibo basin and Táchira E to Sucre and Monagas) and immediately adjacent parts of Colombia (in La Guajira, Norte de Santander, Boyacá and Arauca).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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