Phasianini is a tribe of birds in the subfamily Phasianinae. It contains the true pheasants. Species in this tribe are found throughout Europe and Asia. This grouping was supported by a 2021 phylogenetic analysis of Galliformes, and accepted by the International Ornithological Congress. The tribe name is accepted by the Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World.[1][2][3][4]

Phasianini
Male Phasianus versicolor in the grass - 2.jpg
Green pheasant (Phasianus versicolor)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Phasianinae
Tribe: Phasianini
Horsfield, 1821
Genera

Syrmaticus
Chrysolophus
Phasianus
Catreus
Crossoptilon
Lophura

SpeciesEdit

Image Genus Living species
  Syrmaticus, long-tailed pheasants
  Chrysolophus, ruffed pheasants
  Phasianus, typical pheasants
  Catreus, cheer pheasant
  Crossoptilon, eared pheasants
  Lophura, gallopheasants

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A phylogenomic supermatrix of Galliformes (Landfowl) reveals biased branch lengths". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 158: 107091. 2021-05-01. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2021.107091. ISSN 1055-7903.
  2. ^ "Taxonomic Updates – IOC World Bird List". Retrieved 2021-08-01.
  3. ^ "Galliformes". bird-phylogeny (in German). Retrieved 2021-08-01.
  4. ^ "H&M4 Checklist family by family - The Trust for Avian Systematics". www.aviansystematics.org. Retrieved 2022-08-04.