Recently changed genus names within the family Grouse and Allies
New name   Vernacular Old name
Peliperdix coqui (Smith,A)   1836 Coqui Francolin Francolinus coqui
T.M. Crowe, E.H. Harley, M.B. Jakutowicz, J. Komen & A.A. Crowe,
Phylogenetic, taxonomic and biogeographical implications of genetic, morphological and behavioral variation in francolins (Phasianidae: Francolinus)
The Auk 109, 1 (1992): 24-42
Peliperdix albogularis Hartlaub   1854 White-throated Francolin Francolinus albogularis Peliperdix   Bonaparte  1856
Peliperdix schlegelii Heuglin   1863 Schlegel's Francolin Francolinus schlegelii
Peliperdix lathami Hartlaub   1854 Forest Francolin Francolinus lathami
Peliperdix sephaena (Smith,A)   1836 Crested Francolin Francolinus sephaena
Scleroptila streptophorus Ogilvie-Grant   1891 Ring-necked Francolin Francolinus streptophorus Scleroptila   Roberts  1940
Scleroptila finschi Bocage   1881 Finsch's Francolin Francolinus finschi
Scleroptila levaillantii (Valenciennes)   1825 Red-winged Francolin Francolinus levaillantii
Scleroptila africanus Stephens   1819 Grey-winged Francolin Francolinus africanus
Scleroptila psilolaemus Gray,GR   1867 Moorland Francolin Francolinus psilolaemus
Scleroptila shelleyi Ogilvie-Grant   1890 Shelley's Francolin Francolinus shelleyi
Scleroptila levaillantoides (Smith,A)   1836 Orange River Francolin Francolinus levaillantoides
Pternistis nahani Dubois   1905 Nahan's Francolin Francolinus nahani Pternistis   Wagler  1832
Pternistis hartlaubi Bocage   1870 Hartlaub's Francolin Francolinus hartlaubi
Pternistis bicalcaratus (Linnaeus)   1766 Double-spurred Francolin Francolinus bicalcaratus
Pternistis icterorhynchus Heuglin   1863 Heuglin's Francolin Francolinus icterorhynchus
Pternistis clappertoni Children   1826 Clapperton's Francolin Francolinus clappertoni
Pternistis harwoodi Blundell & Lovat   1899 Harwood's Francolin Francolinus harwoodi
Pternistis adspersus Waterhouse   1838 Red-billed Francolin Francolinus adspersus
Pternistis capensis (Gmelin)   1789 Cape Francolin Francolinus capensis
Pternistis natalensis Smith,A   1834 Natal Francolin Francolinus natalensis
Pternistis hildebrandti Cabanis   1878 Hildebrandt's Francolin Francolinus hildebrandti
Pternistis squamatus Cassin   1857 Scaly Francolin Francolinus squamatus
Pternistis ahantensis Temminck   1854 Ahanta Francolin Francolinus ahantensis
Pternistis griseostriatus Ogilvie-Grant   1890 Grey-striped Francolin Francolinus griseostriatus
Pternistis leucoscepus Gray,GR   1867 Yellow-necked Spurfowl Francolinus leucoscepus
Pternistis rufopictus (Reichenow)   1887 Grey-breasted Spurfowl Francolinus rufopictus
Pternistis afer (Muller,PLS)   1776 Red-necked Spurfowl Francolinus afer
Pternistis swainsonii (Smith,A)   1836 Swainson's Spurfowl Francolinus swainsonii
Pternistis jacksoni Ogilvie-Grant   1891 Jackson's Francolin Francolinus jacksoni
Pternistis nobilis Reichenow   1908 Handsome Francolin Francolinus nobilis
Pternistis camerunensis Alexander   1909 Cameroon Francolin Francolinus camerunensis
Pternistis swierstrai (Roberts)   1929 Swierstra's Francolin Francolinus swierstrai
Pternistis castaneicollis Salvadori   1888 Chestnut-naped Francolin Francolinus castaneicollis
Pternistis erckelii (Ruppell)   1835 Erckel's Francolin Francolinus erckelii
Pternistis ochropectus Dorst & Jouanin   1952 Ochre-breasted Francolin Francolinus ochropectus
Falcipennis falcipennis (Hartlaub)   1855 Siberian Grouse Dendragapus falcipennis

D.L. Ellsworth, R.L. Honeycutt & N.J. Silvy,
Systematics of grouse and ptarmigan determined by nucleotide sequences of the mitochondrial cytochrome-b gene
The Auk 113, ? (1997): 811-822
Falcipennis canadensis (Linnaeus)   1758 Spruce Grouse Dendragapus canadensis Falcipennis   Elliot  1864
Meleagris ocellata Cuvier   1820 Ocellated Turkey Agriocharis ocellata

American Ornithologists' Union,
Fortieth Supplement to American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American Birds
The Auk 112, 3 (1995): 819-830
Based on D.W. Steadman, A review of the osteology and paleontology of turkeys (Aves: Meleagridinae), Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles County 330, (1980): 131-207
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