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genus

Pternistis Wagler, 1832

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Galliformes »  family Phasianidae - pheasants and allies »  subfamily Perdicinae

Included taxa

Number of records: 24

species Pternistis adspersus (Waterhouse, 1838) - Red-billed Spurfowl

Pternistis adspersus

species Pternistis afer (Statius Müller, 1776) - Red-necked Spurfowl

Pternistis afer

species Pternistis ahantensis (Temminck, 1854) - Ahanta Spurfowl
species Pternistis atrifrons (Conover, 1930) - Black-fronted Spurfowl
species Pternistis bicalcaratus (Linnaeus, 1766) - Double-spurred Spurfowl

Pternistis bicalcaratus

species Pternistis camerunensis (Alexander, 1909) - Mount Cameroon Spurfowl
species Pternistis capensis (Gmelin, 1789) - Cape Spurfowl
species Pternistis castaneicollis (Salvadori, 1888) - Chestnut-naped Spurfowl

Pternistis castaneicollis

species Pternistis clappertoni (Children & Vigors, 1826) - Clapperton's Spurfowl
species Pternistis erckelii (Rüppell, 1835) - Erckel's Spurfowl

Pternistis erckelii

species Pternistis griseostriatus (Ogilvie-Grant, 1890) - Grey-striped Spurfowl
species Pternistis hartlaubi (Bocage, 1869) - Hartlaub's Spurfowl
species Pternistis harwoodi (Blundell & Lovat, 1899) - Harwood's Spurfowl
species Pternistis hildebrandti (Cabanis, 1878) - Hildebrandt's Spurfowl

Pternistis hildebrandti

species Pternistis icterorhynchus (Heuglin, 1863) - Heuglin's Spurfowl
species Pternistis jacksoni (Ogilvie-Grant, 1891) - Jackson's Spurfowl
species Pternistis leucoscepus (Gray, 1867) - Yellow-necked Spurfowl

Pternistis leucoscepus

species Pternistis natalensis (A. Smith, 1833) - Natal Spurfowl

Pternistis natalensis

species Pternistis nobilis (Reichenow, 1908) - Handsome Spurfowl
species Pternistis ochropectus (Dorst & Jouanin, 1952) - Djibouti Spurfowl
species Pternistis rufopictus Reichenow, 1887 - Grey-breasted Spurfowl

Pternistis rufopictus

species Pternistis squamatus (Cassin, 1857) - Scaly Spurfowl
species Pternistis swainsonii Smith, 1836 - Swainson's Spurfowl

Pternistis swainsonii

species Pternistis swierstrai (Roberts, 1929) - Swierstra's Spurfowl

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1000954]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Pternistis Wagler, 1832]
Data retrieved on: 29 November 2019
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Pternistis Wagler, 1832]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021

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