Megaloperdix

(syn. Tetraogallus Ϯ Caucasian Snowcock T. caucasicus) Gr. μεγας megas, μεγαλη megalē  great; περδιξ perdix, περδικος perdikos  partridge; "Als besonders interessant Erwerbungen nenne ich Buceros galeatus, Tragopon [sic] Hastingii, Psilopogon porphyrolophus, Erythrogenys cincta, Francolinus gularis und bicalcaratus, so wie das alte Männchen von der sehr seltenen, wie Perdix (Megaloperdix) altaica, riesenhaften Perdix (Megaloperdix) caucasica" (Brandt 1841).  Var. Megoloperdix.

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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 19 January 2019).