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Lophophorus

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: Phasianinae
Genus: Lophophorus
Species: L. impejanus - L. lhuysii - L. sclateri

Name

Lophophorus Temminck, 1813

Reference

Histoire naturelle générale des pigeons et des gallinaces. 2 p.355

A Monal is a bird of genus Lophophorus of the Pheasant family, Phasianidae. There are three species and several sub-species within the genus Lophophorus:

* Himalayan Monal Lophophorus impejanus
* Sclater's Monal Lophophorus sclateri
* Chinese Monal Lophophorus lhuysii

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