Taxon profile


Crested Fireback
Lophura ignita (Shaw, 1798)

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

Scientific synonyms

Phasianus ignitus Shaw, 1798 o

Near Threatened NT



Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Lophura ignita ignita (Shaw, 1798)

Lophura ignita ignita

subspecies Lophura ignita macartneyi (Temminck, 1813)

Lophura ignita macartneyi

subspecies Lophura ignita nobilis (P. L. Sclater, 1863)

Lophura ignita nobilis

subspecies Lophura ignita rufa (Raffles, 1822) - Sumatran Crested Fireback

Lophura ignita rufa

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22727431]

Bird Life [] [as Lophura ignita (Shaw, 1797)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Lophura ignita (Shaw, 1798)]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 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 Lophura ignita Shaw, 1798]
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 Lophura ignita (Shaw, 1797)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Lophura ignita]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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