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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Cotingidae.
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The Tumbesian Region EBA, with 17 threatened bird species confined entirely to it, including the white-winged guan (Penelope albipennis, CR) and the Peruvian plantcutter (Phytotoma raimondii, EN), is considered one of the three EBAs most critically in need of conservation action.
The endemic fauna of the desert include lizards such as Tropidurus peruvianus, T. theresiae, T. Thoracicus, Ctenoblepharis adspersus, the ratón de sechura Phyllotis gerbillus, butterflies of the family Pieridae and an endangered bird like the Phytotoma raymondii.