Taxon profile


Tetraonidae Leach, 1820

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Galliformes »  suborder Phasiani


Lagopus lagopus - Willow Grouse

Lagopus lagopus - Willow Grouse

Author: Jiří Bohdal

Tetrao urogallus - Western Capercaillie

Tetrao urogallus - Western Capercaillie, female

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Falcipennis canadensis - Spruce Grouse

Falcipennis canadensis - Spruce Grouse

Author: Petr Baum

Included taxa

Number of records: 8

genus Bonasa Stephens, 1819
genus Centrocercus Swainson, 1832
genus Dendragapus Elliot, 1864
genus Falcipennis Elliot, 1864
genus Lagopus Brisson, 1760
genus Palaealectoris Wetmore, 1930
genus Tetrao Linnaeus, 1758
genus Tympanuchus Gloger, 1841

Links and literature

CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Tetraonidae Leach, 1820]
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [] [as Tetraonidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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