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Definition of the noun Agelastes
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Agelastes is a genus of Numididae, described by Bonaparte in 1850.
- synonyms: genus Agelastes / Agelastus / genus Agelastus / Phasidus / genus Phasidus
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Aves
- order: Galliformes
- family: Numididae
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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- genus Agelastes
- Goniodes Agelastes
- Amyrsidea Agelastes
- Argimenopon Agelastes
- Species Amyrsidea Agelastes
- Species Argimenopon Agelastes
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Encyclopedia of Deserts (2017)
by Michael A. Mares
Agelastes and Guttera species are found in dense forests, woodlands, and scrub, usually in areas of higher rainfall. The helmeted guinea fowl (Numida meleagris) ranges throughout open country of central and southern Africa, from forest ...
by James A. Jobling
Agelastes Gr. agelastos sullen, grave (cf. GR.
The Encyclopedia Americana (1904)
by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines
and the turkey-like guinea (Agelastes meleagrides) are peculiar in ...
by Peter Haggett
Birds White- breasted guinea fowl (Agelastes meleagndes). Bannerman's turaco (Tauraco bannermani) ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck
and the turkey guinpa-fowl (Agelastes melca grides) . both of the coast of equatorial West. Africa ...
The Encyclopedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information
There is the interesting white-necked guineafowl, Agelastes (which is found on the Gold Coast and elsewhere west of the lower Niger); there is one peculiar species of eagle owl (Bubo lettii) and a very handsome sparrow-hawk (Accipiter ...
Ithaginis, the blood-pheasants; Meleogris, the turkeys of America; and Numida, Guttera, Acryllium, Agelastes, and Phasidus, genera of African guinea-fowls. These genera are by Elliot grouped in no fewer than eight subfamilies— Parominae, ...
Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names
pheasants; Gallus, the domestic cock and hen, descended from the jungle-fowl ; Ithaginis, the blood-pheasants; Meleogris, the turkeys of America; and Numida, Guttera, Acryllium, Agelastes, and Phasidus, genera of African guinea-fowls.
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