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Lophura

Gallopheasants
Lophura swinhoii - Swinhoe Pheasant
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Phasianinae
Genus: Lophura
Fleming, 1822

The gallopheasants (genus Lophura) are pheasants of the family Phasianidae. The genus comprises 12 species and several subspecies.

Taxonomy

Lophura hatinhensis and Lophura hoogerwerfi are sometimes considered subspecies, leaving this genus with only 10 species. Other subspecies are also sometimes considered distinct species.

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