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Francolinus  Stephens, 1819
Taxonomic Serial No.: 175960

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Peliperdix Bonaparte, 1856
    Scleroptila Blyth, 1849
    Pternistis Wagler, 1832
  Common Name(s): Francolins [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 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  
                               SubfamilyPerdicinae  – Partridges, Francolins  
                                  GenusFrancolinus Stephens, 1819 – Francolins  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Francolinus adspersus Waterhouse, 1838 – Red-billed Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus afer (Statius Muller, 1776) – Red-necked Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus africanus Stephens, 1819 – Grey-winged Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus ahantensis Temminck, 1854 – Ahanta Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus albogularis Hartlaub, 1854 – White-throated Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus bicalcaratus (Linnaeus, 1766) – Double-spurred Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus camerunensis Alexander, 1909 – Mount Cameroon Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus capensis (Gmelin, 1789) – Cape Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus castaneicollis (Salvadori, 1888) – Chestnut-naped Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus clappertoni Children & Vigors, 1826 – Clapperton's Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus coqui (A. Smith, 1836) – Coqui Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus erckelii (Ruppell, 1835) – Erckel's Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus finschi Bocage, 1881 – Finsch's Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus francolinus (Linnaeus, 1766) – Black Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus griseostriatus Ogilvie-Grant, 1890 – Grey-striped Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus gularis (Temminck, 1815) – Swamp Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus hartlaubi Bocage, 1869 – Hartlaub's Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus harwoodi Blundell & Lovat, 1899 – Harwood's Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus hildebrandti Cabanis, 1878 – Hildebrandt's Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus icterorhynchus Heuglin, 1863 – Heuglin's Francolin, Yellow-billed Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus jacksoni Ogilvie-Grant, 1891 – Jackson's Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus lathami Hartlaub, 1854 – Latham's Forest Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus leucoscepus G. R. Gray, 1867 – Yellow-necked Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus levaillantii (Valenciennes, 1825) – Red-wing Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus levalliantoides (A. Smith, 1836) – Orange River Falcon 
                                     Species Francolinus nahani Dubois, 1905 – Nahan's Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus natalensis A. Smith, 1833 – Natal Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus nobilis Reichenow, 1908 – Handsome Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus ochropectus Dorst & Jouanin, 1952 – Djibouti Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus pictus (Jardine & Selby, 1828) – Painted Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus pintadeanus (Scopoli, 1786) – Chinese Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus pondicerianus (Gmelin, 1789) – Gray Francolin, Grey Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus psilolaemus G. R. Gray, 1867 – Moorland Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus rufopictus (Reichenow, 1887) – Grey-breasted Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus schlegelii Heuglin, 1863 – Schlegel's Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus sephaena (A. Smith, 1836) – Crested Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus shelleyi Ogilvie-Grant, 1890 – Shelley's Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus squamatus Cassin, 1857 – Scaly Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus streptophorus Ogilvie-Grant, 1891 – Ring-necked Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus swainsonii (A. Smith, 1836) – Swainson's Francolin 
                                     Species Francolinus swierstrai (Roberts, 1929) – Swierstra's Francolin 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Francolinus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Francolinus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Francolinus   
  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: Francolinus   
  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: Francolinus   
  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: Francolinus, Francolins [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: Francolinus   

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