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The Blood pheasant (Ithaginis cruentus) belongs to the family Phasianidae under the order Galliformes.

Blood pheasant taxonomy

The Phasianidae is a family of ground-living birds like partridges, tragopans, 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 Ithaginis. This genus was introduced by Johann Georg Wagler (28 March 1800 – 23 August 1832), a German herpetologist, in the year 1832.

The genus Ithaginis is monotypic and comprises the species Ithaginis cruentus. The species Ithaginis cruentus was introduced by Thomas Hardwicke (1756 – 3 March 1835), an English soldier and naturalist, in the year 1821.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Ithaginis cruentus
Species:I. cruentus
Genus:Ithaginis
Subfamily:-
Family:Phasianidae
Order:Galliformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Blood pheasant - Ithaginis cruentus
1.Blood pheasant - Ithaginis cruentus
Image by David Cook


Ithaginis cruentus
2.Blood pheasant - Ithaginis cruentus
Image by Koshy Koshy

Ithaginis cruentus
3.Blood pheasant - Ithaginis cruentus
Image by Henry Koh

Ithaginis cruentus
4.Blood pheasant - Ithaginis cruentus
Image by Henry Koh

Ithaginis cruentus
5.Blood pheasant - Ithaginis cruentus
Image by Henry Koh

Ithaginis cruentus
6.Blood pheasant - Ithaginis cruentus
Image by Allan Drewitt

Ithaginis cruentus
7.Blood pheasant - Ithaginis cruentus
Image by Henry Koh

Ithaginis cruentus
8.Blood pheasant - Ithaginis cruentus
Image by Francesco Veronesi
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1.Blood pheasant image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/kookr/27143082057/ (cropped)
Author: David Cook | License: CC BY-NC 2.0 as on 6/6/18
2.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/kkoshy/26935101897/ (cropped)
Author: Koshy Koshy | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 6/6/18
3.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/henrykoh/27712101988/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Henry Koh | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 6/6/18
4.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/henrykoh/40689267515/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Henry Koh | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 6/6/18
5.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/henrykoh/40714801044/ (cropped)
Author: Henry Koh | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 6/6/18
6.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/31003918@N05/5824423453/in/photostream (cropped)
Author: Allan Drewitt | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 6/6/18
7.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/henrykoh/26557884537/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Henry Koh | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 6/6/18
8.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/francesco_veronesi/15548067195/ (cropped)
Image author: Francesco Veronesi | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 6/6/18
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