Taxon profile


Ahanta Spurfowl
Pternistis ahantensis (Temminck, 1854)

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

Scientific synonyms

Francolinus ahantensis Temminck, 1854

Other names

= Ahanta Francolin

Least Concern LC

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Pternistis ahantensis ahantensis (Temminck, 1854)
subspecies Pternistis ahantensis hopkinsoni (Bannerman, 1934)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22678835]

Bird Life [] [as Pternistis ahantensis (Temminck, 1851)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22678835]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Pternistis ahantensis (Temminck, 1851)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Pternistis ahantensis (Temminck, 1854)]
Data retrieved on: 4 December 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Pternistis ahantensis Temminck, 1854]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Francolinus ahantensis Temminck, 1851]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Francolinus ahantensis]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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