Taxon profile


Ruwenzori 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

Least Concern


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 5.1 [2134]

Bird Life [] [as Ruwenzorornis johnstoni (Sharpe, 1901)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [54777]

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
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Ruwenzorornis johnstoni (Sharpe, 1901)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Ruwenzorornis 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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