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Numida meleagris
(guineafowl)

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Numida meleagris (guineafowl)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 19 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Numida meleagris
  • Preferred Common Name
  • guineafowl
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Aves
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    UK
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Numida meleagris

Preferred Common Name

  • guineafowl

Other Scientific Names

  • Numida ptilorhyncha

International Common Names

  • English: Black guineafowl; blue-wattled guineafowl; domestic guineafowl; Grey guineafowl; guinea fowl; guinea fowl, common; guinea fowl, domestic; guinea fowl, helmet; guineafowl (breeds and production); guineafowl, common; guineafowl, domestic; guineafowl, helmet; helmet guineafowl; helmeted guineafowl; keet; keets; Lavender guineafowl; Pearl guineafowl; red-wattled guineafowl; White guineafowl
  • Spanish: pintada comùn
  • French: pintade de numidie

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Helmperlhuhn
  • Nigeria: Angulu; Farin Zabi; Hankaka; Hurudu; Sake

DADIS main name

  • Grey Guineafowl
  • White Guineafowl

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Aves
  •                     Order: Galliformes
  •                         Family: Phasianidae
  •                             Subfamily: Numidinae
  •                                 Genus: Numida
  •                                     Species: Numida meleagris

Links to Websites

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Guinea Fowl Breeders Association (GFBA)http://www.gfba.org/GFBA will encourage, support, and educate people as to the benefits in raising guinea fowl and provide information and support to those who own or plan to own them.