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The cheer pheasant (Catreus wallichii) belongs to the family Phasianidae under the order Galliformes.

Cheer pheasant taxonomy

The Phasianidae is a family of ground-living birds like pheasants, partridges, tragopans, junglefowls, peafowls and chickens.

The family Phasianidae was first introduced by Thomas Horsfield M.D. (May 12, 1773 – July 24, 1859), an American physician and naturalist, in the year 1821.

The family Phasianidae is tentatively divided into four subfamilies, viz., Perdicinae, Meleagridinae, Phasianinae and Tetraoninae. The subfamily Phasianinae was described by Thomas Horsfield.

The subfamily Phasianinae comprises sixteen genera, including genus Catreus. The genus Catreus was introduced by Jean Louis Cabanis (8 March 1816 – 20 February 1906), a German ornithologist, in the year 1851.

The genus Catreus is monotypic and comprises the species Catreus wallichii. The species Catreus wallichii was introduced by Thomas Hardwicke (1756 – 3 March 1835), an English soldier and naturalist, in the year 1827.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Catreus wallichii
Species:C. wallichii
Cheer pheasant - Catreus wallichii
1.Cheer pheasant - Catreus wallichii
Photo by Dhruvaraj S

Catreus wallichii
2.Cheer pheasant - Catreus wallichii
Photo by belgianchocolate

Catreus wallichii
3.Cheer pheasant - Catreus wallichii
Photo by OpenCage

Catreus wallichii
4.Cheer pheasant - Catreus wallichii
Photo by kuribo

Catreus wallichii
5.Cheer pheasant - Catreus wallichii
Photo by Amit3333in

Cheer pheasant - Catreus wallichii
6.Cheer pheasant - Catreus wallichii
Photo by Prateik Kulkarni
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1.Photo source: (cropped)
Photo author: Dhruvaraj S | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 5/28/18
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Author: belgianchocolate | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 5/28/18
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