Francolinus sephaena

Francolinus sephaena

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 sephaena
Subspecies: F. s. grantii - F. s. sephaena - F. s. somaliensis - F. s. spilogaster - F. s. thompsoni - F. s. zambesiae - F. s. zuluensis

Name

Francolinus sephaena (Smith, 1836)

Vernacular names
Internationalization
English: Crested Francolin

The Crested Francolin (Francolinus sephaena) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. One of its subspecies, Francolinus sephaena rovuma, is sometimes considered a separate species, Kirk's Francolin.

References

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

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