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Rhizothera
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Long-billed Partridge (Rhizothera longirostris)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Galliformes
Family Phasianidae
Perdicinae
Genus Rhizothera

Rhizothera is a genus of partridges in the Phasianidae family, native to Malaysia.

The name Rhizothera is constructed of two Greek words: rhiza, meaning "root" and thēras, meaning "hunter".

Species

It contains the following species:

Hose's Partridge (Ogilvie-Grant, 1895) (Rhizothera dulitensis)
Long-billed Partridge (Temminck, 1815) (Rhizothera longirostris)
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