Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Salvadori's Pheasant (Lophura inornata) - HBW 2, p. 535

French: Faisan de Salvadori German: Salvadorifasan Spanish: Faisán Sencillo
Other common names: Hoogerwerf's/Sumatran Pheasant (hoogerwerfi)

Taxonomy: Acomus inornatus Salvadori, 1879, Mount Singgalang, Padang, West Sumatra.
Has alternatively been placed either in genus Chalcocomus or in genus Houppifer. Race hoogerwerfi sometimes considered a distinct species, but very poorly known, and male remains un­described; might not even merit subspecific status. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • hoogerwerfi (Chasen, 1939) - Aceh, N Sumatra.
  • inornata (Salvadori, 1879) - mountains of S Sumatra, S to Mt Dempu.

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