Red-winged Francolin / Scleroptila levaillantii

Red-winged Francolin / Scleroptila levaillantii

Red-winged Francolin

SCI Name:  Scleroptila levaillantii
Protonym:  Perdix Levaillantii Dict.Sci.Nat. 38 p.441
Category:  Galliformes / Phasianidae /
Taxonomy Code:  rewfra2
Type Locality:  Cape of Good Hope.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1825
IUCN Status:  

DEFINITIONS

SCLEROPTILA
(Phasianidae; Ϯ Red-winged Francolin S. levaillantii) Gr. σκληρος sklēros  stiff; πτιλον ptilon  feather; "Genus PTERNESTIS, Wagler.  ...  Subgenus SCLEROPTILA, Blyth.   1496. SCL. LEVAILLANTII (Pl. Col. 477; A. Smith, Zool. S. Africa, Aves, pl. 85).  SYN. Perdix Levaillantii, Temminck.   ...  1497. SCL. AFRA.  SYN. Perdix afra, Latham" (Blyth 1849).
Var. SchlopteraScleroptera.

levaillanti / levaillantii
François Levaillant (1753-1824) French ornithologist, explorer, collector (syn. Amazona oratrix, syn. Anhinga rufa, syn. Anthoscopus minutus, syn. Baryphthengus ruficapillus, syn. Cisticola cantans, syn. Cisticola tinniens, syn. Circus ranivorus, Clamator (ex "Variété du Coucou Édolio" of Levaillant 1806, pl. 209), syn. Coracias naevius, syn. Coracina caesia (ex “Echenilleur Gris” of Levaillant 1805, pll. 162, 163), syn. Corvus capensis, subsp. Corvus macrorhynchos, syn. Crypsirina temia, syn. Cuculus clamosus, syn. Indicator indicator (ex “Grand Indicateur” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 241), syn. Myrmecocichla nigra (ex “Traquet Commandeur” of Levaillant 1806, pl. 189), syn. Pogonornis minor, syn. Poicephalus robustus (ex “Perroquet à Franges Souci” of Levaillant 1804, pl. 131), syn. Pycnonotus nigricans (ex “Merle à cul jaune du Sénégal” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 317, and “Brunoir” of Levaillant 1802, pl. 106, fig. 1), ?syn. Ramphastos tucanus (ex “Toucan à collier jaune” of Levaillant 1806, pl. 4), syn. Rhinopomastus cyanomelasScleroptila, syn. Streptopelia semitorquata) (see vaillanti).

SUBSPECIES

Red-winged Francolin (kikuyuensis)
SCI Name: Scleroptila levaillantii kikuyuensis
kikuyensis / kikuyuensis / kikuyuensisi
Kikuyuland, named after the Kikuyu or Agikuyu peoples, Kenya.

Red-winged Francolin (levaillantii)
SCI Name: Scleroptila levaillantii levaillantii
levaillanti / levaillantii
François Levaillant (1753-1824) French ornithologist, explorer, collector (syn. Amazona oratrix, syn. Anhinga rufa, syn. Anthoscopus minutus, syn. Baryphthengus ruficapillus, syn. Cisticola cantans, syn. Cisticola tinniens, syn. Circus ranivorus, Clamator (ex "Variété du Coucou Édolio" of Levaillant 1806, pl. 209), syn. Coracias naevius, syn. Coracina caesia (ex “Echenilleur Gris” of Levaillant 1805, pll. 162, 163), syn. Corvus capensis, subsp. Corvus macrorhynchos, syn. Crypsirina temia, syn. Cuculus clamosus, syn. Indicator indicator (ex “Grand Indicateur” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 241), syn. Myrmecocichla nigra (ex “Traquet Commandeur” of Levaillant 1806, pl. 189), syn. Pogonornis minor, syn. Poicephalus robustus (ex “Perroquet à Franges Souci” of Levaillant 1804, pl. 131), syn. Pycnonotus nigricans (ex “Merle à cul jaune du Sénégal” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 317, and “Brunoir” of Levaillant 1802, pl. 106, fig. 1), ?syn. Ramphastos tucanus (ex “Toucan à collier jaune” of Levaillant 1806, pl. 4), syn. Rhinopomastus cyanomelasScleroptila, syn. Streptopelia semitorquata) (see vaillanti).