Aepypodius is a genus of birds in the family Megapodiidae.

Aepypodius arfakianus -Artis Zoo, Amsterdam, Netherlands-8a.jpg
Wattled brushturkey (Aepypodius arfakianus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Megapodiidae
Genus: Aepypodius
Oustalet, 1880
Type species
Talegallus bruijnii[1]
(Salvadori, 1877)

2, see text

It contains the following species:

Image Scientific name Common name Distribution
Wattled Brush-turkey (Aepypodius arfakianus) (7937162662).jpg Aepypodius arfakianus Wattled brushturkey Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
Aepypodius bruijnii Waigeo brushturkey Waigeo Island of West Papua.


  1. ^ Peters, JL (1934). Check-list of birds of the world. Vol. 2. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. pp. 8–9.