(Phasianidae; Ϯ Himalayan Snowcock T. himalayensis) Compound of genera Tetrao Linnaeus, 1758, grouse, and Gallus Brisson, 1760, fowl; "NIGELL'S PHEASANT-GROUSE. TETRAOGALLUS NIGELLII Gray [pl. 46]" (J. Gray 1832); "Tetraogallus J. E. Gray, in Hardwicke's Ill. Ind. Zool., 2, pt. 11, 1832, pl. 46. Type, by monotypy, Tetraogallus nigellii J. E. Gray (not Lophophorus nigelli Jardine and Selby) = Tetraogallus himalayensis G. R. Gray." (Peters 1934, II, 60).
Var. Setraogallus.
Synon. Chourtka, Megaloperdix, Montigallus, Oreotetrax.

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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).