(syn. Francolinus Ϯ Grey Francolin F. pondicerianus) Gr. ορτυξ ortux, ορτυγος ortugos  quail; ορνις ornis, ορνιθος ornithos  bird; "2. *Ortygornis RCHB. ponticerianus (Tetrao -us Gm.) R.  Ic. Av. t. 316. ic. 1744-50.  t. 317 ic. 1751-52.  t. 321b. ic. 3537-38" (Reichenbach 1852).   Var. Ortygiornis.

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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 21 January 2019).