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Category:Ptilopachus - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Ptilopachus


Ttwo species of Francolins/Partridges from Africa.


Ptilopachus is a monotypic genus in the family Odontophoridae.
It was formerly placed in the family Phasianidae and Nahan's Francolin was placed in the genus Francolinus.

Genus Ptilopachus viewedit
P. petrosus Stone Partridge
P. nahani Nahan's Francolin


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Birdforum thread discussing issues in Galliform taxonomy

Pages in category ‘Ptilopachus’

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