White-throated Francolin / Peliperdix albogularis

White-throated Francolin / Peliperdix albogularis

White-throated Francolin

SCI Name:  Peliperdix albogularis
Protonym:  Francolinus albogularis J.Orn. 2 p.210
Category:  Galliformes / Phasianidae /
Taxonomy Code:  whtfra2
Type Locality:  Gambia.
Author:  
Publish Year:  1854
IUCN Status:  

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.

albogulare / albogularis
L. albus  white; Mod. L. gularis  throated, of the throat  < L. gula  throat.

SUBSPECIES

White-throated Francolin (White-throated)
SCI Name: Peliperdix albogularis albogularis/buckleyi
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.

White-throated Francolin (Chestnut-breasted)
SCI Name: Peliperdix albogularis dewittei
dewittei
Dr Gaston-François de Witte (1897-1980) Belgian herpetologist, collector in the Congo 1931-1935 (subsp. Anthus similis, Peliperdix).