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Melanoperdix niger borneensisRothschild, 1917

Black patridge (borneensis)

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Sarawak
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1855. Cryptonix niger. ♀ Sarawak. 79. / Sinnalra, Castl.au iss? AW.] [No.1855. Brit. Mus. Reg. ♀ Melanoperdix nigra (Vig) Loc. Sarawak. Excoll. A.R.Wallace.]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Sarawak.

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Galliformes: Phasianidae (Pheasants & Allies)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Melanoperdix nigra
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring