WoRMS taxon details

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhilomachus Merrem, 1804

159045  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159045)

accepted
Genus
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: medium. Plumage: extremely bright and...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: medium. Plumage: extremely bright and variable breeding plumage in males, including ear tufts and ruff. Other characters: face and lores of breeding male bare; female much smaller than male; longish neck; bill medium length and tapering. <389> [details]
WoRMS (2005). Philomachus Merrem, 1804. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159045 on 2017-12-11

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basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: medium. Plumage: extremely bright and variable breeding plumage in males, including ear tufts and ruff. Other characters: face and lores of breeding male bare; female much smaller than male; longish neck; bill medium length and tapering. <389> [details]