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The Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus) belongs to the family Phasianidae under the order Galliformes.

Indian peafowl taxonomy

The family Phasianidae is the family of pheasants, partridges, junglefowl, chickens, turkeys and quails.

The family Phasianidae was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758. The species Phasianus colchicus is the type species.

The family Phasianidae comprises tentatively four subfamilies, including Phasianinae. The subfamily Phasianinae was first described by Thomas Horsfield M.D. (May 12, 1773 – July 24, 1859), an American physician and naturalist, in the year 1821.

The subfamily Phasianinae comprises sixteen genera, including Pavo. The genus Pavo was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1758. The genus Pavo contains two species, Pavo muticus and Pavo cristatus (Indian peafowl).

The species Pavo cristatus was first described by Linnaeus in 1758. The Pavo cristatus is monotypic, but there are several color mutations.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Pavo cristatus
Species:P. cristatus
Genus:Pavo
Subfamily:-
Family:Phasianidae
Order:Galliformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Indian peafowl - Pavo cristatus
1.Indian peafowl - Pavo cristatus
Image by National Park Service from USA


Pavo cristatus
2.Indian peafowl - Pavo cristatus
Image by Rolf Dietrich Brecher

Pavo cristatus
3.Indian peafowl - Pavo cristatus
Image by Jebulon

Pavo cristatus
4.Indian peafowl - Pavo cristatus
Image by Dan Kamminga

Pavo cristatus
5.Indian peafowl - Pavo cristatus
Image by J.M.Garg

Pavo cristatus
6.Indian peafowl - Pavo cristatus
Image by Mike Prince

Pavo cristatus
7.Indian peafowl - Pavo cristatus
Image by Chamara Ratnaweera

Pavo cristatus
8.Indian peafowl - Pavo cristatus
Image by ARAVIND V CHOLAN

Pavo cristatus
9.Indian peafowl - Pavo cristatus
Image by Henry Salomé
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1.Indian peafowl image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Peacock_2_(11074242195).jpg (cropped)
Author: National Park Service from USA | License: Public domain
2.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/104249543@N07/35099802176/ (cropped)
Author: Rolf Dietrich Brecher | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 7/26/18
3.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Paonroue.JPG (cropped)
Author: Jebulon | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/4/18
4.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/42126397@N00/9795095 (cropped)
Author: Dan Kamminga | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/4/18
5.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: J.M.Garg | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/4/18
6.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeprince/24143620796/ (cropped)
Author: Mike Prince | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 7/4/18
7.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wasgamuwa_Peacock.JPG (cropped)
Author: Chamara Ratnaweera | License: Public domain
8.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: ARAVIND V CHOLAN | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 7/4/18
9.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cadaujac_Chateau_Malleret_Paon.jpg (cropped)
Author: Henry Salomé | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 7/4/18
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