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Pavonines
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Great Argus
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Galloanserae
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Pavoninae
Rafinesque, 1815
Tribes and genera


Pavonines, Pavoninae is a subfamily of birds in the Phasianidae family. It includes birds such as peafowl.

Taxonomy

It contains the following tribes:

Species

Incertae sedis

Genus Tropicoperdix

Pavonini

Genus Argusianus

Genus Rheinardia

Genus Afropavo

Genus Pavo

Polyplectronini

Genus Haematortyx

Genus Galloperdix

Genus Polyplectron

Gallini

Genus Bambusicola

Genus Gallus

Genus Peliperdix

Genus Francolinus

Genus Scleroptila

Tetraogallini

Genus Ammoperdix

Genus Synoicus

Genus Excalfactoria

Genus Margaroperdix

Genus Anurophasis

Genus Coturnix

Genus Tetraogallus

Genus Alectoris

Genus Ophrysia

Genus Perdicula

Genus Pternistis

References

Wrybill This article is part of Project Bird Subfamilies, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each bird subfamily, including made-up families.
Hemipus picatus This article is part of Project Bird Taxonomy, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on every order, family and other taxonomic rank related to birds.
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