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Phasianus colchicus  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 175905

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Common Pheasant [English]
    Ring-necked Pheasant [English]
    faisan de chasse [French]
    Faisán de collar [Spanish]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderGalliformes  – Fowls, Gallinaceous Birds, gallinacées, volaille  
                            FamilyPhasianidae  – Partridges, Turkeys, Grouse, Pheasants, Quail, cailles, faisans  
                               SubfamilyPhasianinae  – Pheasants  
                                  GenusPhasianus Linnaeus, 1758 – Pheasants  
                                     SpeciesPhasianus colchicus Linnaeus, 1758 – Common Pheasant, Ring-necked Pheasant, faisan de chasse, Faisán de collar  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus alaschanicus Alpheraky & Bianchi, 1908  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus bianchii Buturlin, 1904  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus chrysomelas Severtzov, 1875  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus colchicus Linnaeus, 1758  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus decollatus Swinhoe, 1870  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus edzinensis Sushkin, 1926  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus elegans Elliot, 1870  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus formosanus Elliot, 1870  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus hagenbecki Rothschild, 1901  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus karpowi Buturlin, 1904  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus kiangsuensis Buturlin, 1904  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus mongolicus Brandt, 1844  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus pallasi Rothschild, 1903  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus persicus Severtzov, 1875  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus principalis P. L. Sclater, 1885  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus rothschildi La Touche, 1922  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus satscheuensis Pleske, 1892  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus septentrionalis Lorenz, 1888  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus shawii Elliot, 1870  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus sohokhotensis Buturlin, 1908  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus strauchi Prjevalsky, 1876  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus suehschanensis Bianchi, 1906  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus takatsukasae Delacour, 1927  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus talischensis Lorenz, 1888  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus tarimensis Pleske, 1889  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus torquatus Gmelin, 1789  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus turcestanicus Lorenz, 1896  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus vlangalii Prjevalsky, 1876  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus zarudnyi Buturlin, 1904  
                                        Subspecies Phasianus colchicus zerafschanicus Tarnovski, 1893  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Phasianus colchicus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Phasianus colchicus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Ring-necked Pheasant[English], faisan de chasse [French]   
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2005), website (version Jul-2005)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "LIST OF THE 2,037 BIRD SPECIES (WITH SCIENTIFIC AND ENGLISH NAMES) KNOWN FROM THE A.O.U. CHECK-LIST AREA" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-46), maintained at   
  Reference for: Ring-necked Pheasant[English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Faisán de collar[Spanish]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Phasianus colchicus   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.05.23, website (version 23-May-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Phasianus colchicus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Phasianus colchicus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Phasianus colchicus, Ring-necked Pheasant [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, Edward C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd edition   
  Page(s): 1039   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-11701-2   
  Reference for: Phasianus colchicus, Common Pheasant [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Phasianus colchicus, Common Pheasant [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Introduced  
    Continental US, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  






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