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Forest Francolin

Peliperdix lathami (Hartlaub, KJG 1854)

Latham's francolin or the forest francolin, is a species of bird in the francolin group of the family Phasianidae. It is the only member of the monotypic genus Peliperdix. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, and Uganda. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
   Peliperdix
Scientific:
  Peliperdix lathami


Original description

Citation:
  (Hartlaub, KJG 1854)

Reference:
   J. f. Orn. 2 p.210

Protonym:
  Francolinus Lathami

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13867628


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  E11585DBAFCE4312

Avibase ID:
  avibase-E11585DB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E11585DB


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175982

Geographic range:

  • Peliperdix lathami lathami: Sierra Leone to Gabon, northwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Angola
  • Peliperdix lathami schubotzi: western Democratic Republic of the Congo to extreme southwestern Sudan, western Uganda, and northwestern Tanzania
English:
Forest Francolin
Catalan:
Francolí maculat
Czech:
frankolín lesní
Danish:
Skovfrankolin
German:
Lathamfrankolin
Spanish:
Francolín Cariblanco
Spanish (Spain):
Francolín Cariblanco
Finnish:
metsäfrankoliini
French:
Francolin de Latham
Croatian:
pjegavoprsa jarebica
Hungarian:
Latham-frankolin
Italian:
Francolino di foresta
Japanese (romaji):
morishako
Japanese:
モリシャコ
Lithuanian:
Miškinis frankolinas
Dutch:
Lathams Frankolijn
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skogfrankolin
Norwegian:
Skogfrankolin
Polish:
frankolin czarnogardły
Portuguese:
Francolim-de-cara-branca
Russian:
Лесной франколин
Slovak:
frankolín čiernohrdlý
Serbian:
Prašumski frankolin
Swedish:
skogsfrankolin
Ukrainian:
Турач лісовий
Chinese:
林鹧鸪
Chinese (Traditional):
灰頭鷓鴣


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Latham's Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Latham's Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Latham's Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Latham's Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Francolin de Latham ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Francolin de Latham ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Latham's Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Latham's Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Latham's Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Latham's Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Latham's Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Latham's Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Latham's Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Latham's Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Latham's Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Latham's Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Latham's Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Latham's Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Latham's Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Latham's Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Latham's Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Latham's Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Latham's Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Latham's Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Latham's Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Latham's Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Latham's Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Latham's Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Latham's Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Latham's Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Latham's Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Latham's Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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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 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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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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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Latham's Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Francolinus lathami [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Francolinus lathami [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Francolinus lathami [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Forest Francolin ( Francolinus lathami) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Forest Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Latham's Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Latham's Francolin ( Peliperdix lathami) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Peliperdix lathami [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Peliperdix lathami [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Francolí maculat
Czech: Frankolín lesní
Danish: Skovfrankolin
German: Gelbfusswaldfrankolin, Lathamfrankolin, Waldfrankolin
English: Forest Francolin, Latham's Forest Francolin, Latham's Francolin, Schubotz's Francolin
English, HBW: Forest Francolin
English (IOC): Latham's Francolin
English (United States): Latham's Francolin
Esperanto: Lathama frankolino
Spanish: Francolín Cariblanco, Francolín de Cara Blanca
Spanish (Spain): Francolín Cariblanco
Spanish (HBW): Latham's Francolin
Estonian: metsfrankoliin (mets-frankoliinkana)
Finnish: Metsäfrankoliini
French: Francolin de Latham, Francolin des bois
Croatian: pjegavoprsa jarebica
Hungarian: Latham-frankolin
Italian: Francolino di foresta, Francolino di Latham
Japanese (romaji): kongomorishako, morishako
Japanese: コンゴモリシャコ, モリシャコ
Scientific: Francolinus lathami, Francolinus lathami lathami, Peliperdix lathami, Peliperdix lathami lathami
Lithuanian: Miškinis frankolinas
Dutch: Latham-frankolijn, Lathams Frankolijn
Norwegian Nynorsk: Skogfrankolin
Norwegian: Skogfrankolin
Polish: frankolin czarnogardly, frankolin czarnogardły
Portuguese: Francolim-de-cara-branca
Portuguese (Portugal): francolim-de-latham
Russian: Лесной турач, Лесной франколин
Slovak: frankolín čiernohrdlý
Serbian: Latamov frankolin, Prašumski frankolin
Swedish: Skogsfrankolin
Swahili: Kwale-msitu
Turkish: Karaca turaç
Ukrainian: Турач лісовий
Chinese: 林鹧鸪
Chinese (Traditional): 灰頭鷓鴣

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