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White-breasted guineafowl, Agelastes meleagrides
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Numididae
Genus: Agelastes
Bonaparte, 1850
Type species
Agelastes meleagrides[1]
Bonaparte, 1850

A. meleagrides
A. niger

Agelastes is a small genus of birds in the guineafowl family. It comprises two species:[2]


  1. ^ "Numididae". The Trust for Avian Systematics. Retrieved 2023-08-05.
  2. ^ "ITIS report: Agelastes, Bonaparte, 1850". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2 March 2011.