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Ocellated or Crested Argus

Rheinardia [ocellata or nigrescens] (= Rheinardia ocellata) (Elliot, DG 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, DG 1871)

Reference:
   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (4), 8 p.119

Protonym:
  Argus ocellatus

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


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  77CB201DDFCC3109

Avibase ID:
  avibase-77CB201D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/77CB201D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176109

Geographic range:

  • Rheinardia ocellata: Mountains of central Vietnam and e Laos
  • Rheinardia nigrescens: Mts. of central Malay Peninsula (Taman Nagara Nat. Park)
English:
Ocellated or Crested Argus
French:
Argus ocellé ou A. à crête


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Ocellated or Crested Argus ( Rheinardia [ocellata or nigrescens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Ocellated or Crested Argus ( Rheinardia [ocellata or nigrescens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Ocellated or Crested Argus ( Rheinardia [ocellata or nigrescens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Ocellated or Crested Argus ( Rheinardia [ocellata or nigrescens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Ocellated or Crested Argus ( Rheinardia [ocellata or nigrescens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Ocellated or Crested Argus ( Rheinardia [ocellata or nigrescens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Ocellated or Crested Argus ( Rheinardia [ocellata or nigrescens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Ocellated or Crested Argus ( Rheinardia [ocellata or nigrescens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Ocellated or Crested Argus ( Rheinardia [ocellata or nigrescens])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Ocellated or Crested Argus ( Rheinardia [ocellata or nigrescens])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Argus ocellé ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Argus ocellé ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Crested Argus Pheasant ( Rheinartia ocellata) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Rheinardia ocellata [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Rheinardia ocellata [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Rheinardia ocellata [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Crested Argus ( Rheinardia ocellata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Rheinardia ocellata [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Catalan: Argus pigallat
Czech: Bažant perlový
Danish: Topargus
German: Perlenfasan, Vietnam Rheinartfasan
English: Crested Argus, Crested Argus Pheasant, Ocellated Argus, Ocellated Argus Pheasant, Ocellated or Crested Argus, Rheinard's Pheasant, Rheinart's crested argus pheasant, Rheinhardt's Pheasant
English, HBW: Crested Argus
English (IOC): Crested Argus, Malaysian/Vietnamese Crested Argus
English (United States): Crested Argus
Esperanto: Krestargusa fazano
Spanish: Argo Perlado, Argos Perlado
Spanish (Spain): Argos Perlado
Spanish (HBW): Crested Argus
Estonian: pärlfaasan
Finnish: Harja-argusfasaani
French: Argus ocellé, Argus ocellé ou A. à crête, Rheinarde ocellé, Rheinarte ocellé, Rhéinarte ocellé
Hungarian: gyöngyös fácán
Icelandic: Topphani
Italian: Argo crestato, Fagiano argo dalla cresta, Reinalto ocellato
Japanese (romaji): kammuriseiran, kanmuri seiran, kanmuriseiran
Japanese: カンムリセイラン
Japanese (Kanji): 冠青鸞
Scientific: Argus ocellatus, Rheinardia [ocellata or nigrescens], Rheinardia ocellata, Rheinardia ocellata ocellata, Rheinartia ocellata
Lithuanian: Kuoduotasis argusas
Malay: Burung Kuang Gunung, Burung Kuang Kepala Putih, Burung Kuang Raya Gunung, Burung Kuau Kepala Putih, Burung Kuau Raya Gunung
Dutch: Gekuifde Argusfazant, Rheinardfazant
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dragefasan
Norwegian: Dragefasan, Drakefasan
Polish: argus czubaty
Pinyin: fèngtóu yǎn-bān zhì, guān yǎn-bān zhì, guàn-luán, guàn-yǔ-zhì
Portuguese: Argos-de-crista
Russian: Хохлатый аргус
Slovak: argus perlový
Slovenian: Reinardov fazan
Serbian: Ćubasti argus fazan, Pegavi paun
Swedish: Tofsargusfasan
Turkish: Tepeli Argus
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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