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Opisthocomidae
Hoatzin
Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Opisthocomiformes
Family Opisthocomidae

Opisthocomidae is a order of birds, the only named family within the family Opisthocomiformes. The only living representative is the Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin), which lives in the Amazon and the Orinoco delta in South America. Several fossil species have been identified, including one from Africa and one from Europe.

SpeciesEdit

Foro?
 †Foro panarium
†Hoazinavis
 †Hoazinavis lacustris
†Hoazinoides
 †Hoazinoides magdalenae
†Namibiavis
  Namibiavis senutae
Opisthocomus
 Hoatzin (Müller, 1776) (Opisthocomus hoazin)
†Onychopteryx
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†Protoazin
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