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The Painted spurfowl (Galloperdix lunulata) belongs to the family Phasianidae under the order Galliformes.

Painted spurfowl 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 Perdicinae was described by Thomas Horsfield in 1821.

The subfamily Perdicinae comprises twenty-five genera, including genus Galloperdix. This genus was introduced by Edward Blyth (23 December 1810 – 27 December 1873), an English zoologist, in the year 1845.

The genus Galloperdix is polytypic and comprises three species, viz., Galloperdix spadicea, Galloperdix lunulata and Galloperdix bicalcarata.

The species Galloperdix lunulata was introduced by Achille Valenciennes (9 August 1794 – 13 April 1865), a French zoologist, in the year 1825.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Galloperdix lunulata
Species:G. lunulata
Genus:Galloperdix
Subfamily:-
Family:Phasianidae
Order:Galliformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Painted spurfowl - Galloperdix lunulata
1.Painted spurfowl - Galloperdix lunulata
Image by Koshy Koshy


Galloperdix lunulata
2.Painted spurfowl - Galloperdix lunulata
Image by Sumeet Moghe

Galloperdix lunulata
3.Painted spurfowl - Galloperdix lunulata
Image by Wouter van der Ham

Galloperdix lunulata
4.Painted spurfowl - Galloperdix lunulata
Image by L. Shyamal

Galloperdix lunulata
5.Painted spurfowl - Galloperdix lunulata
Image by L. Shyamal

Galloperdix lunulata
6.Painted spurfowl - Galloperdix lunulata
Image by Nagesh.kamath

Galloperdix lunulata
7.Painted spurfowl - Galloperdix lunulata
Image by L. Shyamal

Galloperdix lunulata
8.Painted spurfowl - Galloperdix lunulata
Image by Subramanya C K

Galloperdix lunulata
9.Painted spurfowl - Galloperdix lunulata
Image by Allan Hopkins
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1.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/kkoshy/41530789954/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Koshy Koshy | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 6/8/18
2.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Painted_Spurfowl.jpg (cropped)
Author: Sumeet Moghe | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 6/8/18
3.Image source: https://observation.org/foto/view/12812771 (cropped)
Author: Wouter van der Ham | License: CC BY 3.0 as on 6/8/18
4.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PaintedSpurfowlMF2crop.jpg (cropped)
Author: L. Shyamal | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 6/8/18
5.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PaintedSpurfowlM.jpg (cropped)
Author: L. Shyamal | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 6/8/18
6.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Nagesh.kamath | License: CC BY 3.0 as on 6/8/18
7.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PaintedSpurfowlMF1.JPG (cropped)
Author: L. Shyamal | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 6/8/18
8.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Subramanya C K | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 6/8/18
9.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hoppy1951/7455126460/in/photostream/
Author: Allan Hopkins | License: CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 as on 6/8/18
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