(syn. Polyplectron Ϯ Palawan Peacock Pheasant P. napoleonis) Gr. εμφανης emphanēs  conspicuous, notable  < εμφαινω emphainō  to show (cf. specific name Polyplectron emphanum Temminck, 1831 (= syn. Polyplectron napoleonis)); "b. Emphania Rchb. Napoleonis (Polypl. - Massena) R.  Ic. Av. t. 351 ♂ 1973. - ♀? Polypl. chalcurum T." (Reichenbach 1852).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 12 December 2018).