Order
Cuculiformes
Family
Cuculidae
Genus
Neomorphus
 
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SPECIES

Scaled Ground-Cuckoo Neomorphus squamiger

Janice M. Hughes
Version: 1.0 — Published June 29, 2018

References

Introduction

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BirdLife International. 2018. Species factsheet: Rufous-vented Neomorphus geoffroyi. Downloaded from BirdLife International on 15 May 2018.

Erritzöe, J., C.F. Mann, F.P. Brammer, and R.A. Fuller. 2012. Cuckoos of the world. Christopher Helm, London.

Firme, D.H., C. Pinto de Assis, G.R. Graves, and M.A. Raposo. 2014. Taxonomic status of Scaled Ground Cuckoo Neomorphus squamiger Todd, 1925. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 134: 224-231.

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Gonçalves-Castro, V., and L. Silva-Castilho. 2015. Records of Neomorphus squamiger Todd, 1925 (Cuculiformes: Cuculidae) and interaction between N. squamiger and a flock of Tayassu pecari Link, 1795 (Artiodactyla: Tayassuidae). Brazilian Journal of Biology 75 (3 suppl.): S179–S180.

Haffer, J. 1977. A systematic review of the neotropical ground-cuckoos (Aves, Neomorphus). Bonner Zoologische Beitraege 28: 48-76.

del Hoyo, J., and N. J. Collar. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International illustrated checklist of the birds of the world. Volume 1. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

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López-Lanús, B., K.S. Berg, R. Strewe, and P.G.W. Salaman. 1999. The ecology and vocalisations of Banded Ground-Cuckoo Neomorphus radiolosus. Cotinga 11: 42-45.

MMA. 2014. Lista nacional oficial de espécies da fauna Ameaçadas de extinção (espécies terrestres e mamíferos aquáticos). Portaria número 444, 17 December 2014. Downloaded on 1 May 2018.

Nores, M. 1999. An alternative hypothesis for the origin of Amazonian bird diversity. Journal of Biogeography 26: 475-485. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2699.1999.t01-1-00311.x.

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Payne, R.B. 1997. Family Cuculidae (Cuckoos). Pages 508-607 in J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, and J. Sargatal (editors), Handbook of the birds of the world. Volume 4. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

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Pinto, O.M.O. 1964. Ornithologia Brasiliense. Catálogo descritivo e ilustrado das aves do Brasil, primeiro volume. Parte introdutória e famílias Rheidae a Cuculidae, vol. I. Departmento de Zoologia da Secretaria da Agricultura do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil.

Raposo, M. A., J. E. Simon, and D. M. Teixeira. 2009. Correction of the type locality of Neomorphus geoffroyi (Temminck, 1820), with lectotype designation. Zootaxa 2176: 65-68.

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Soares-Filho, B. S., D. C. Nepstad, L. M. Curran, G. C. Cerqueira, R. A. Garcia, C. A. Ramos, E. Voll, A. McDonald, P. Lefebvre, and P. Schlesinger. 2006. Modelling conservation in the Amazon basin. Nature 440: 520-523. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature04389

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Todd, W. E. C. 1925. Four new birds from Brazil. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 38: 111-114.

Willis, E. O. 1982. Ground-Cuckoos (Aves: Cuculidae) as army ant followers. Revista Brasileira de Biologia 42: 753-756.

Recommended Citation

Hughes, J. M. (2018). Scaled Ground-Cuckoo (Neomorphus squamiger), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.scgcuc1.01