Verreaux's monal-partridge

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Verreaux's monal-partridge
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Tetraophasis
T. obscurus
Binomial name
Tetraophasis obscurus
(Verreaux, 1869)

Verreaux's monal-partridge (Tetraophasis obscurus) or the chestnut-throated partridge, is a bird species in the family Phasianidae. It is found only in central China. Its natural habitat is boreal forest.

The common name commemorate the French naturalist Jules Verreaux.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Tetraophasis obscurus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22678676A92784182. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22678676A92784182.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. pp. 350–351.