- Argus (bird)
The Argus is a type of
birdin the family Phasianidaeand is closely related to pheasants and peacocks.
There are two genera of birds that are considered Arguses:
Rheinardiaand Argusianus. Within these genera there are two recognized species each with two subspecies. Argusianusalso has a mysterious second species that is sometime thought to have gone extinct, but most likely is based on a simple aberration.
*Crested Argus (genus "
Crested Argus Pheasant("R. ocellata")
*Great Argus (genus "
Great Argus Pheasant("A. argus")
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