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Actophilornis africana.JPG
African jacana, Actophilornis africanus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Jacanidae
Genus: Actophilornis
Oberholser, 1925

Actophilornis is a genus of jacana. It contains two species restricted to Africa and its surrounding islands.[1]


  1. ^ "ITIS report: Actophilornis Oberholser, 1925". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2 March 2011.