Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Latham's Francolin (Francolinus lathami) - HBW 2, p. 491

French: Francolin de Latham German: Lathamfrankolin Spanish: Francolín Cariblanco
Other common names: (Latham's) Forest Francolin

Taxonomy: Francolinus Lathami Hartlaub, 1854, Sierra Leone.
Recently proposed reorganization of Francolinus places present species in genus Peliperdix with F. coqui, F. albogularis, F. schlegelii and F. sephaena. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • lathami Hartlaub, 1854 - Sierra Leone E to W Zaire and S to Cabinda, Angola.
  • schubotzi Reichenow, 1912 - W Zaire E to extreme SW Sudan, W Uganda and extreme NW Tanzania.

  • Least Concern
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