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Galloperdix

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Galliformes
Familia: Phasianidae
Subfamilia: Perdicinae
Genus: Galloperdix
Species: G. bicalcarata - G. lunulata - G. spadicea

Name

Galloperdix Blyth, 1845

Reference

The Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 13(1844) p.936

Vernacular names
Internationalization
English: Spurfowl

Galloperdix are three species of birds in the pheasant family, Phasianidae. These terrestrial birds are restricted to the Indian Subcontinent, with the Red Spurfowl and Painted Spurfowl in forest and scrub in India, and the Sri Lanka Spurfowl in forests of Sri Lanka. They share the common name "spurfowl" with the African members of the genus Pternistis.[1]
References

1. ^ Gill, F, & Donsker, D. eds. (2010). IOC World Bird Names. Version 2.7. Accessed 15 January 2011.

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