Lophophorus impejanus

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Lophophorus impejanus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Galliformes

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Classis: Aves
Informal group: Saurornithes
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithurae
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Galliformes

Familia: Phasianidae
Subfamilia: Phasianinae
Genus: Lophophorus
Species: Lophophorus impejanus

Name[edit]

Lophophorus impejanus (Latham, 1790: 632) [org. comb. Phasianus impejanus]

  • Etymology: The scientific name commemorates Lady Mary Impey, the wife of the British chief justice of Bengal, Sir Elijah Impey.

Reference[edit]

  • Latham, J. (1790). Index ornithologicus, sive systema ornithologiæ; complectens avium divisionem in classes, ordines, genera, species, ipsarumque varietates: adjectis synonymis, locis, descriptionibus, &c. Volumen II: pp. 467-920. Londini. (Leigh & Sotheby). google booksreference page  [original description: p. 632]

Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Himalaya-Glanzfasan
English: Himalayan Monal
Esperanto: Himalaja monalo
Gaeilge: Monál Himiléach
magyar: Himalájai fényfácán
日本語: ニジキジ
svenska: Himalajaglansfasan
中文: 棕尾虹雉
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