Classification of Green Peacock

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Dany12, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If we tried to establish a classification of Peacock Green (I'm only a student in this topic)!
    On this forum there are people who are able .....trying to put something on 'paper'![​IMG]
    A few questions:
    All green peacocks are 'Pavo'?[​IMG]
    All green peacocks are 'muticus'?
    When you say 'antiqus', the scientific name is Pavo muticus antiqus or Pavo muticus imperator antiqus?
    Pavo spicifer spicifer exist ?
    Ditto with Pavo javanensis javanensis - I know Pavo javanensis balurani I ?


    Can be put by country!
     
  2. FrankYLegend

    FrankYLegend Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no Dani,

    Resolution's data has supported splitting Green Peafowl into several distinct species. Wolfgang supports his theory but takes a more conservative approach putting them into subspecies.

    Each species, such as imperator, spicifer, have their own subspecies within.
     
  3. clinton9

    clinton9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dani,
    Frank is correct, there are 15 races and 6 subspecies. Frank is studying about races & subspecies of dragonbirds.

    Clinton.
     

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