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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Galloanserae
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Phasianinae
Horsfield, 1821

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Phasianinae is a subfamily in the Phasianidae family. It contains the following species:

Species list

Subfamily Phasianinae

Tribe Ithaginini

Genus Ithaginis

Tribe Lophophorini

Genus Tragopan

Genus Lerwa

Genus Tetraophasis

Genus Lophophorus

Tribe Tetraonini

Genus Pucrasia

Genus Meleagris

Genus Bonasa

Genus Tetrastes

Genus Centrocercus - sage grouse

Genus Dendragapus

Genus Tympanuchus - prairie grouse

Genus Lagopus - ptarmigans

Genus Falcipennis

  • Siberian Grouse, Falcipennis falcipennis
    • Franklin's Grouse, Falcipennis (canadensis) franklinii

Genus Canachites

Genus Tetrao - black grouse

Genus Lyrurus

Tribe Phasianini

Genus Perdix

Genus Syrmaticus, Long-tailed Pheasants

Genus Phasianus, Typical Pheasants

Genus Chrysolophus, Ruffed Pheasants

Genus Catreus

Genus Crossoptilon, Eared Pheasants

Genus Lophura, Gallopheasants


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