File:Lissotis hartlaubi2.jpg
Adult male Hartlaub's Bustard
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Otididae
Genus: Lissotis
L. Reichenbach, 1848

Lissotis is a genus of bird in the bustard family, Otididae. Some authorities, such as the IUCN, consider it part of Eupodotis; the separation adopted here follows the Handbook of the Birds of the World.[1]

It contains the following species, both restricted to Africa:


  1. ^ Collar, Nigel (1996), "Family Otididae (Bustards)", in del Hoyo, Josep; Elliott, Andrew; Sargatal, Jordi, Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 3, Hoatzin to Auks, Barcelona: Lynx Edicions, pp. 240–273, ISBN 84-87334-20-2 
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