Quangtri, central Vietnam.
Formerly placed in either genus Delacourigallus or genus Hierophasis, but recent genetic study found no evidence that Lophura as currently constituted is polyphyletic#R. Same study found that Lophura comprises five clades, of which present species forms a clade with L. swinhoii#R. Form known as “Imperial Pheasant L. imperialis” now known to be a hybrid between present species and L. nycthemera#R. Form hatinhensis, sometimes treated as a full species or as a subspecies of L. edwardsi, now judged to be an unstable variant produced by inbreeding#R. Monotypic.
C Vietnam (C Annam).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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