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Scleroptila
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Ring-necked Francolin
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Galloanserae
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Pavoninae
Tribe: Gallini
Genus: Scleroptila
Blyth, 1852
Species

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Synonyms

Francolinus
Peliperdix Bonaparte, 1856

Scleroptila is a genus of birds in the francolin group of the partridge subfamily of the pheasant family. Its seven species range through Sub-Saharan Africa. The species are:[1]


References

  1. ^ Gill, F & D Donsker (Eds). (2013). "IOC World Bird List (v 3.5).". International Ornithologists’ Union. doi:10.14344/IOC.ML.3.5. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
Eurasian Spoonbill This article is part of Project Bird Genera, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each genus, including made-up genera.
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