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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Subsectio: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Cladus: Eusaurischia
Cladus: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Infraclassis: Aves
Cladus: Euavialae
Cladus: Avebrevicauda
Cladus: Pygostylia
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Euornithes
Cladus: Ornithuromorpha
Cladus: Ornithurae
Cladus: Carinatae
Parvclassis: Neornithes
Cohors: Neognathae
Cladus: Galloanseres
Ordo: Galliformes

Familia: Phasianidae
Subfamilia: Perdicinae
Genus: Rhizothera
Species: R. dulitensis – R. longirostris
Name

Rhizothera G.R. Gray, 1841
References

Gray, G.R. 1841. A list of the genera of birds: with their synonyma and an indication of the typical species of each genus. 2nd edition, revised, augmented and accompanied with an index. 115 pp. + Appendix. Richard and John Taylor (London). First availability p.79 BHL DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.14202 Reference page.

Vernacular names
suomi: Pitkänokkapyyt

Rhizothera is a bird genus in the family Phasianidae, native to Malaysia and Indonesia. They are the only genus in the tribe Rhizotherini.[1][2][3] Established by George Robert Gray in 1841, it contains the following species:[4]

Long-billed partridge (Rhizothera longirostris)
Dulit partridge (Rhizothera dulitensis)

The name Rhizothera is constructed of two Greek words: rhiza, meaning "root" and thēras, meaning "hunter".[5]

Although their taxonomic relationships were formerly a mystery, with some taxonomists placing them with the more basal genera such as Arborophila and Xenoperdix that were formerly classified within the paraphyletic "Perdicinae" (this basal group is now known as Rollulinae), more recent phylogenetic studies place them as the sister group to the tribe Phasianini, which contains many well-known and widespread genera such as Perdix and Phasianus.[1][2]
References

"A phylogenomic supermatrix of Galliformes (Landfowl) reveals biased branch lengths". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 158: 107091. 2021-05-01. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2021.107091. ISSN 1055-7903.
"Galliformes". bird-phylogeny (in German). Retrieved 2021-08-01.
"Taxonomic Updates – IOC World Bird List". Retrieved 2021-08-01.
"ITIS Report: Rhizothera". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 16 November 2014.
Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Names. London, UK: Christopher Helm. p. 334. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.

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