SYRMATICUS

(Phasianidae; Ϯ Reeves's Pheasant S. reevesii) Gr. συρμα surma, συρματος surmatos  robe with a long train; "21. Genus, Syrmaticus Wagl.  Schleppfasan.   Character Phasiani; rostrum rectiusculum, gracilius, depressiusculum; cauda enormi longitudine, lanceolata Phasiani, exclusis rectricibus quatuor intermediis tectiformibus; rectrices (18) angustae, acuminatae, rhachide longitudinaliter exarata.  Ptilosis: plumae Phasiani sed uropygii et tectrices caudae superiores compactae, squamiformes; cornicula plumarum ad occipitis latera nulla.   Species: 1. Syrmat. Reevesii (Phas. Reev. Hardw. et GrayPhas. venerat. Temm. Pl. col. 485)" (Wagler 1832); "Syrmaticus Wagler, Isis von Oken, 1832, col. 1229. Type, by monotypy, Phasianus reevesii J. E. Gray." (Peters 1934, II, 128).
Synon. Calophasis, Cyanophasis, Graphephasianus, Neocalophasis.

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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 24 January 2019).