Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Ceylon Junglefowl (Gallus lafayetii) - HBW 2, p. 530

French: Coq de Lafayette German: Ceylonhuhn Spanish: Gallo de Ceilán
Other common names: La Fayette's Junglefowl

Taxonomy: Gallus Lafayetii Lesson, 1831, India; error = Sri Lanka.
Forms superspecies with G. gallus and G. sonneratii. Proposed race xanthimaculatus not currently accepted. Monotypic.

Distribution: Sri Lanka.