Taxon profile


Scaly Spurfowl
Pternistis squamatus (Cassin, 1857)

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

Scientific synonyms

Francolinus squamatus Cassin, 1857

Other names

= Scaly Francolin

Least Concern LC

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Pternistis squamatus doni (Benson, 1939)
subspecies Pternistis squamatus maranensis (Mearns, 1910)
subspecies Pternistis squamatus schuetti (Cabanis, 1880)
subspecies Pternistis squamatus squamatus (Cassin, 1857)
subspecies Pternistis squamatus usambarae (Conover, 1928)
subspecies Pternistis squamatus uzungwensis (Bangs & Loveridge, 1931)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22678839]

Bird Life [] [as Pternistis squamatus (Cassin, 1857)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22678839]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Pternistis squamatus (Cassin, 1857)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Pternistis squamatus (Cassin, 1857)]
Data retrieved on: 3 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 squamatus Cassin, 1857]
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 squamatus Cassin, 1857]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Francolinus squamatus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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