(syn. Syrmaticus Ϯ Copper Pheasant S. soemmerringi) Gr. γραφη graphē  drawing, engraving  < γραφω graphō  to draw; φασιανος phasianos  pheasant; "Genera et Species typicae.  ...  b. *Graphephasianus Rchb. Soemmeringii (Phas. — T.) R.  Ic. Av. t. 347. ic. 1952—53 et 1951." (Reichenbach 1852).   Var. Graphophasianus.

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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 on 15 December 2018).