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Gallopheasants
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Galloanserae
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Phasianinae
Tribe: Phasianini
Genus: Lophura
Fleming, 1822
Species

The gallopheasants (genus Lophura) are pheasants of the family Phasianidae. The genus comprises 12 species and several subspecies.

Description

Taxonomy

Species

Lophura hatinhensis and Lophura hoogerwerfi are sometimes considered subspecies, leaving this genus with only 10 species. Other subspecies are also sometimes considered distinct species.


References

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