Schlegel’s Francolin / Peliperdix schlegelii

Schlegel\'s Francolin / Peliperdix schlegelii

Schlegel's Francolin

SCI Name:  Peliperdix schlegelii
Protonym:  Francolinus Schlegelii J.Orn. 11 p.275
Category:  Galliformes / Phasianidae /
Taxonomy Code:  schfra2
Type Locality:  Bongo River, Bahr el Ghazal.
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Publish Year:  1863
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DEFINITIONS

PELIPERDIX
(Phasianidae; Ϯ Forest Francolin P. lathami) Hendrick Severinus Pel (1818-1876) Gov. of Dutch Gold Coast 1840-1850, naturalist, taxidermist; Gr. περδιξ perdix, περδικος perdikos  partridge; "67. Peliperdix. Bp.  186. lathami, Hartl. (peli, Temm.)" (Bonaparte 1856).
Synon. Afrocolinus, Perdicideus.

schlegelii
Hermann Schlegel (1804-1884) German ornithologist (syn. Antigone canadensis, syn. Caprimulgus macrurus, Emarginata, syn. Eos rubra, syn. Geoffroyus geoffroyi rhodops, syn. Halcyon coromanda, Pachycephala, Peliperdix, syn. Tanysiptera galatea riedelii, subsp. Turdus poliocephalus) (see schlegeli).