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Whyte's Francolin

Scleroptila whytei (Neumann, OR 1908)

Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
   Scleroptila
Scientific:
  Scleroptila whytei


Original description

Citation:
  (Neumann, OR 1908)

Reference:
   Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 21 p.76

Protonym:
  Francolinus whytei

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100926#page/102/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  AE1B3497EB638B55

Avibase ID:
  avibase-AE1B3497

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AE1B3497


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 677825

Geographic range:

  • Scleroptila whytei: southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo to northern Zambia and northern Malawi
English:
Whyte's Francolin
Catalan:
Francolí de Whyte
German:
Whytefrankolin
Spanish:
Francolín de Whyte
French:
Francolin de Whyte


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Shelley's Francolin (Nyasa) ( Francolinus shelleyi whytei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Shelley's Francolin (Nyasa) ( Francolinus shelleyi whytei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Shelley's Francolin (Nyasa) ( Scleroptila shelleyi whytei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Shelley's Francolin (Nyasa) ( Scleroptila shelleyi whytei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Shelley's Francolin (Nyasa) ( Scleroptila shelleyi whytei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Shelley's Francolin (Nyasa) ( Scleroptila shelleyi whytei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Shelley's Francolin (Nyasa) ( Scleroptila shelleyi whytei)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Shelley's Francolin (Nyasa) ( Scleroptila shelleyi whytei)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
Clements, version 2021:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements, version 2022:
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements 6th edition:
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements, version 2015:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements, version 2016:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements, version 2017:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements, version 2018:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 3]
Clements, version 2019:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 3]
eBird version 2017:
Shelley's Francolin (Whyte's) ( Scleroptila shelleyi whytei) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Shelley's Francolin (Whyte's) ( Scleroptila shelleyi whytei) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Shelley's Francolin (Whyte's) ( Scleroptila shelleyi whytei) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Shelley's Francolin (Whyte's) ( Scleroptila shelleyi whytei) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Francolinus shelleyi whytei [version 2]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Whyte's Francolin ( Scleroptila whytei) [version 3]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Scleroptila shelleyi whytei [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Scleroptila shelleyi [shelleyi, canidorsalis or whytei] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2  3  4 

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Afrikaans: Laeveldpatrys (Whyte)
Catalan: Francolí de Whyte
German: Shelleyfrankolin (whytei), Whytefrankolin
English: Elgon Francolin, Nyasa Shelley Francolin, Nyasaland Shelley's Francolin, Shelley's Francolin (Nyasa), Shelley's Francolin (whytei), Shelley's Francolin (Whyte's), Whyte's Francolin
English, HBW: Whyte's Francolin
English (IOC): Shelley's Francolin (Whyte's)
English (United States): Shelley's Francolin (Whyte's)
Spanish: Francolín de Shelley (whytei), Francolín de Whyte
Spanish (Spain): Francolín de Shelley (whytei)
French: Francolin de Shelley (whytei), Francolin de Whyte
Japanese (romaji): futasujishako (whytei)
Japanese: フタスジシャコ (whytei), フタスジシャコ(whytei)
Scientific: Francolinus shelleyi whytei, Francolinus whytei, Scleroptila shelleyi whytei, Scleroptila whytei
Norwegian: miombofrankolin (whytei)
Polish: frankolin rdzawoboczny (whytei)
Portuguese (Portugal): francolim-de-shelley (whytei)
Russian: Кустарниковый франколин (whytei)
Slovak: frankolín ranný, frankolín ranný (skup.)
Serbian: Šelijev frankolin (severni)
Swedish: Shelleys frankolin (whytei)
Turkish: Sarıca turaç (whytei)

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