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The Red junglefowl (Gallus gallus) belongs to the family Phasianidae under the order Galliformes.

Red junglefowl taxonomy

The Phasianidae is a family of ground-living birds like partridges, tragopans, pheasants, 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 Gallus. The genus Gallus was introduced by Mathurin Jacques Brisson (30 April 1723 – 23 June 1806), a French zoologist and natural philosopher, in the year 1760.

The genus Gallus is polytypic and comprises four species viz., Gallus gallus, Gallus lafayettii, Gallus varius and Gallus sonneratii. The species Gallus gallus was introduced by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Gallus gallus
Species:G. gallus
Genus:Gallus
Subfamily:-
Family:Phasianidae
Order:Galliformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Red junglefowl - Gallus gallus
1.Red junglefowl - Gallus gallus 288
Photo by Subramanya C K


Gallus gallus
2.Red junglefowl - Gallus gallus
Photo by Francesco Veronesi

Gallus gallus
3.Red junglefowl - Gallus gallus 318
Photo by Philip Pikart

Gallus gallus
4.Red junglefowl - Gallus gallus
Photo by Davidvraju

Gallus gallus
5.Red junglefowl - Gallus gallus
Photo by A. J. T. Johnsingh, WWF-India and NCF

Gallus gallus
6.Red junglefowl - Gallus gallus
Photo by Jason Thompson

Gallus gallus
7.Red junglefowl - Gallus gallus
Photo by Ryan Fanshaw

Gallus gallus
8.Red junglefowl hen - Gallus gallus
Photo by JJ Harrison

Gallus gallus
9.Red junglefowl hen - Gallus gallus
Photo by Brian Gratwicke
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1.Red junglefowl photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Subramanya C K | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 6/2/18
2.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/francesco_veronesi/14927905883/ (cropped)
Author: Francesco Veronesi | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 6/2/18
3.Photo source: https://en.wikipedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Philip Pikart | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 6/2/18
4.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Davidraju_IMG_9106.jpg (cropped)
Author: Davidvraju | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 6/2/18
5.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: A. J. T. Johnsingh, WWF-India and NCF | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 6/2/18
6.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/79492850@N00/6989728758/ (cropped)
Author: Jason Thompson | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 6/2/18
7.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/002/402919934/
Author: Ryan Fanshaw | License: CC BY-ND 2.0 as on 6/2/18
8.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gallus_gallus_female_-_Kaeng_Krachan.jpg (cropped)
Author: JJ Harrison | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 6/2/18
9.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/19731486@N07/3596836138/ (cropped)
Author: Brian Gratwicke | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 6/2/18
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