Chaetopus

(syn. Pternistis Ϯ Cape Francolin P. capensis) Gr. χαιτη khaitē  long flowing hair; ωψ ōps, ωπος ōpos  face (cf. πους pous, ποδος podos  foot); "Chætopus, Sw.  Francolin.  Frontal feathers divided in front by the base of the bill. Tarsus generally armed with spurs in the male: posterior tarsal scales, small, hexagonal, much smaller than those in front.  ... C. Adansonii. West. Af. ii.  Vaillantii. Pl. Col. 477.  Pondicerianus. Pl. C. 213" (Swainson 1837).  Var. Chaetops.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 16 January 2019).