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Scleroptila
20111013-IMG 8661
Grey-winged Francolin (Scleroptila afra)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Galliformes
Family Phasianidae
Perdicinae
Genus Scleroptila

Scleroptila is a genus of francolins in the Phasianidae family. Its seven species range through tropical Sub-Saharan Africa.

Species

It contains the following species:

Grey-winged Francolin (Latham, 1790) (Scleroptila africanus)
Finsch's Francolin (Barboza du Bocage, 1881) (Scleroptila finschi)
Orange River Francolin (Rüppell, 1835) (Scleroptila gutturalis)
Red-winged Francolin (Valenciennes, 1825) (Scleroptila levaillantii)
Moorland Francolin (Gray, 1867) (Scleroptila psilolaemus)
Shelley's Francolin (Ogilvie-Grant, 1891) (Scleroptila shelleyi)
Ring-necked Francolin (Ogilvie-Grant, 1891) (Scleroptila streptophorus)
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