(syn. Francolinus Ϯ Black Francolin F. francolinus) Etymology undiscovered; "Francolinus (Temm., Sykes. Isis, 1835. 438. - Steph. Isis, 1839. - Smith Illust. 1834. XII. Vogel): Mustoxydes, N." (Gistel 1848) Gr. μυσταξ mustax, μυστακος mustakos  moustache  < μασταξ mastax, μαστακος mastakos  mouth, jaws.

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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 on 23 January 2019).