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Species profile—Gallus gallus (red junglefowl)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Phasianidae (Quails and Pheasants) → Gallus gallus (red junglefowl)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Phasianidae (Quails and Pheasants)
Scientific name
Gallus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common name
red junglefowl
WildNet taxon ID
1688
Alternate name(s)
chicken
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Introduced
Pest status
Feral Animal
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1688

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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