Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Crestless Fireback (Lophura erythrophthalma) - HBW 2, p. 536

French: Faisan à queue rousse German: Gabelschwanzfasan Spanish: Faisán Colicanelo
Other common names: Rufous-tailed Fireback

Taxonomy: Phasianus erythrophthalmus Raffles, 1822, Bengkulu, western Sumatra.
Has alternatively been placed in genus Acomus or genus Houppifer. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • erythrophthalma (Raffles, 1822) - Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra.
  • pyronota (G. R. Gray, 1841) - N Borneo.

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