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Tetraophasis (monal-partridges)

Wikipedia Abstract

Tetraophasis is a genus of bird in the family Phasianidae, which includes pheasants, partridges, junglefowl, chickens, Old World quail, and peafowl. It contains the following species: Verreaux's monal-partridge (Tetraophasis obscurus) Szechenyi's monal-partridge (Tetraophasis szechenyii)The name Tetraophasis is a combination of the genus name Tetrao (the name Carl Linnaeus gave grouse in 1758), and the modern Latin word phasis, meaning "pheasant".
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Tetraophasis obscurus (Verreaux's Monal-Partridge) (Attributes)
Tetraophasis szechenyii (Szechenyi's Monal-Partridge) (Attributes)


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