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Ocellated Argus

Rheinardia ocellata (Elliot, 1871)

The Vietnamese crested argus is a large and spectacular peafowl-like species of bird in the pheasant family with dark-brown-spotted black and buff plumage, a heavy pink bill, brown irises and blue skin around the eyes. The head has two crests; the hind crest, which extends down the occiput, is erected when alarmed and during intentional behaviors including pair bonding and courtship displays. The male has a broad and greatly elongated tail of twelve feathers. The tail covert of the male is the longest of any bird and is believed to contain the longest feathers to occur in a wild bird; the Reeves's pheasant has tail feathers of similar length but which are considerably narrower. The tail coverts measure up to 1.73 m (5.7 ft) in length, giving the bird a total length of 1.9–2.39 m (6.2–7.8 ft). Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
   Rheinardia
Scientific:
  Rheinardia ocellata


Original description

Citation:
  (Elliot, 1871)

Reference:
  Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist.(4) p.119

Protonym:
  Argus ocellatus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19244295


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  376C01A59532FCD2

Avibase ID:
  avibase-376C01A5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/376C01A5


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176109


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Rheinardia ocellata: Mountains of central Vietnam and e Laos
English:
Ocellated Argus
Catalan:
Argus pigallat
Czech:
bažant perlový
Danish:
Topargus
German:
Perlenfasan
Spanish:
Argos Vietnamita
Spanish (Spain):
Argos vietnamita
Finnish:
harja-argusfasaani
French:
Argus ocellé
Croatian:
pjegavi paun
Hungarian:
gyöngyös fácán
Icelandic:
Topphani
Italian:
Argo crestato
Japanese (romaji):
kanmuriseiran
Japanese:
ベトナムカンムリセイラン
Lithuanian:
Kuoduotasis argusas
Dutch:
Vietnamese Gekuifde Argusfazant
Norwegian:
Dragefasan
Polish:
argus czubaty
Portuguese:
Argos-de-crista
Russian:
Хохлатый аргус
Slovak:
argus perlový
Serbian:
Vijetnamski argus fazan
Swedish:
annamitargus
Ukrainian:
Аргус чубатий
Chinese:
冠眼斑雉
Chinese (Traditional):
鳳頭眼斑雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Ocellated Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Ocellated Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Ocellated Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Ocellated Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Ocellated Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Ocellated Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Ocellated Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Ocellated Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Ocellated Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Vietnamese Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Vietnamese Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Crested Argus ( Rheinartia ocellata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Vietnamese Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Rheinartia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Vietnamese Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Vietnamese Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Vietnamese Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Vietnamese Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Vietnamese Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Rheinardia ocellata ocellata [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Rheinardia [ocellata or nigrescens] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Bashkir: бүрекле аргус
Catalan: Argus pigallat
Montenegrin: pjegavi paun, пјегавi паун
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): пјегавi паун
Czech: bažant perlový
Chuvash: тĕпеклĕ аргус
Danish: Topargus, Vietnamesisk Topargus
German: Perlenfasan, Vietnam-Rheinartfasan
English: Crested Argus, Crested Argus Pheasant, Ocellated Argus, Ocellated Argus Pheasant, Rheinardt's Argus, Vietnamese Crested Argus
English, HBW: Crested Argus
English (IOC): Vietnamese Crested Argus
English (United States): Vietnamese Crested Argus
Esperanto: Krestargusa fazano
Spanish: Argos Perlado, Argos Vietnamita
Spanish (Spain): Argos Perlado, Argos vietnamita
Estonian: pärlfaasan
Finnish: Harja-argusfasaani
French: Argus ocellé, Argus ocellé (ocellata)
Croatian: pjegavi paun
Hungarian: gyöngyös fácán
Icelandic: Topphani
Italian: Argo crestato
Japanese (romaji): kanmuri seiran, kanmuriseiran
Japanese: カンムリセイラン, ベトナムカンムリセイラン
Japanese (Kanji): 冠青鸞
Kazakh: айдарлы аргус, шегіркөз аргус
Kirghiz: бакыракай аргус
Scientific: Argus ocellatus, Rheinardia ocellata, Rheinardia ocellata ocellata, Rheinartia ocellata, Rheinartia ocellata ocellata
Lithuanian: Kuoduotasis argusas
Malay: Burung Kuang Gunung, Burung Kuang Kepala Putih, Burung Kuang Raya Gunung, Burung Kuau Kepala Putih, Burung Kuau Raya Gunung
Maltese: argus bil-għalla, faġan ta' l-għalla
Dutch: Gekuifde Argusfazant, Vietnamese Gekuifde Argusfazant
Norwegian: Dragefasan
Polish: argus czubaty
Pinyin: fèngtóu yǎn-bān zhì, guān yǎn-bān zhì, guàn-luán, guàn-yǔ-zhì
Portuguese: Argos-de-crista
Portuguese (Portugal): argos-vietnamita
Russian: Хохлатый аргус
Slovak: argus perlový
Slovenian: Reinardov fazan
Serbian: Ćubasti argus fazan, Vijetnamski argus fazan
Swedish: annamitargus, Tofsargusfasan
Turkish: Tepeli Argus, Vietnam Tepeli Argusu
Tatar: бүрекле аргус
Ukrainian: Аргус чубатий
Vietnamese: Trĩ sao
Chinese: 冠眼斑雉, 冠羽雉, 冠鸾, 风头眼斑雉
Chinese (Traditional): 冠眼斑雉, 冠羽雉, 冠鸞, 鳳頭眼斑雉

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