Taxon profile


Rwenzori Turaco
Gallirex johnstoni Sharpe, 1901

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Musophagiformes »  family Musophagidae - turacos »  genus Gallirex

Scientific synonyms

Ruwenzorornis johnstoni (Sharpe, 1901)
Musophaga johnstoni

Other names

= Ruwenzori Turaco

Least Concern LC


Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Gallirex johnstoni bredoi (Verheyen, 1947)
subspecies Gallirex johnstoni johnstoni Sharpe, 1901
subspecies Gallirex johnstoni kivuensis (Neumann, 1908)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22688373]

Bird Life [] [as Gallirex johnstoni Sharpe, 1901]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Gallirex johnstoni Sharpe, 1901]
Data retrieved on: 5 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 Gallirex johnstoni Sharpe, 1901]
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 Ruwenzorornis johnstoni (Sharpe, 1901)]
EN Utku Perktaş, Jeff G. Groth, and George F. Barrowclough (2020): Phylogeography, Species Limits, Phylogeny, and Classification of the Turacos (Aves: Musophagidae) Based on Mitochondrial and Nuclear DNA Sequences, American Museum Novitates 2020(3949), 1-61 [as Gallirex johnstoni Sharpe, 1901]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Ruwenzorornis johnstoni]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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