Gallopheasant

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Gallopheasants
Male Swinhoe's Pheasant.jpg
Lophura swinhoii - Swinhoe Pheasant
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Phasianinae
Genus: Lophura
Fleming, 1822

The gallopheasants (genus Lophura) are pheasants of the family Phasianidae. The genus comprises 12 species and several subspecies.

Taxonomy[edit]

Lophura hatinhensis and Lophura hoogerwerfi are sometimes considered subspecies, leaving this genus with only 10 species. Other subspecies are also sometimes considered distinct species.