(syn. Syrmaticus Ϯ Mikado Pheasant S. mikado) Gr. νεος neos  new, strange; genus Calophasis Elliot, 1872, pheasant; "NEOCALOPHASIS, gen. nov.   Diagnosis.  -  Hind aspect of tarsus reticulated; spur in male well developed even in immature bird; no white band across lower back; no reddish-brown or chestnut in plumage of male.  Type of the genus.  -  Calophasis mikado O.-Grant of Central Formosa" (Takatsukasa & Kuroda 1922).

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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 18 December 2018).