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The Kalij pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos) belongs to the family Phasianidae under the order Galliformes.

Kalij pheasant taxonomy

The Phasianidae is a family of ground-living birds like 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 Lophura. The genus Lophura was introduced by John Fleming DD FRSE FRS FSA (10 January 1785 – 18 November 1857), a Scottish minister, naturalist, zoologist and geologist, in the year 1822.

The genus Lophura is polytypic and comprises ten species including Lophura leucomelanos. The species Lophura leucomelanos was introduced by John Latham (27 June 1740 – 4 February 1837), an English physician, naturalist and author, in the year 1790.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Lophura leucomelanos
Species:L. leucomelanos
Kalij pheasant - Lophura leucomelanos
1.Kalij pheasant - Lophura leucomelanos 298
Photo by Jason Thompson

Lophura leucomelanos
2.Kalij pheasant - Lophura leucomelanos
Photo by Mprasannak

Lophura leucomelanos
3.Kalij pheasant - Lophura leucomelanos
Photo by Minette Layne

Lophura leucomelanos
4.Kalij pheasant - Lophura leucomelanos
Photo by Mprasannak

Lophura leucomelanos
5.Kalij pheasant - Lophura leucomelanos
Photo by Dibyendu Ash

Lophura leucomelanos
6.Kalij pheasant - Lophura leucomelanos
Photo by Sanjeevburman76

Lophura leucomelanos
7.Kalij pheasant - Lophura leucomelanos
Photo by David Cook

Lophura leucomelanos
8.Kalij pheasant - Lophura leucomelanos
Photo by Lip Kee

Lophura leucomelanos
9.Kalij pheasant - Lophura leucomelanos
Photo by Siddhesh Sawant
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1.Photo source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/79492850@N00/8532366319 (cropped)
Author: Jason Thompson | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 5/30/18
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Author: Mprasannak | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 5/30/18
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Author: Lip Kee | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 5/30/18
9.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lophura_leucomelanos.jpg (cropped)
Author: Siddhesh Sawant | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 5/30/18
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