Francolinus levaillantii

Francolinus levaillantii

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: Francolinus
Species: Francolinus levaillantii
Subspecies: F. l. clayi - F. l. crawshayi - F. l. kikuyuensis - F. l. levaillantii - F. l. momboloensis

Name

Francolinus levaillantii (Valenciennes, 1825)

Vernacular names
Internationalization
English: Red-winged Francolin

The Red-winged Francolin (Scleroptila levaillantii) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.

Elgon Francolin (Francolinus elgonensis) may be a hybrid between the Red-winged Francolin and the Moorland Francolin.[1]

References

1. ^ McCarthy, Eugene M. (2006). Handbook of avian hybrids of the world. Oxford University Press US. pp. 50. ISBN 9780195183238.

* BirdLife International 2004. Francolinus levaillantii. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 10 July 2007.

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