(syn. Pternistis Ϯ Scaly Francolin P. squamatus) L. squamatus  scaled  < squama  scale; genus Colinus Goldfuss, 1820, bobwhite (i.e. partridge); "[Subgenus nov. Squamatocolinus] squamatus, ahantensis, griseostriatus" (Crow et al. 1992).

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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 www.hbw.com on 19 December 2018).