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Argusianus argus (Great Argus)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Great Argus, Argusianus argus, is a species of pheasant.
View Wikipedia Record: Argusianus argus

Infraspecies

Argusianus argus argus (Malayan great argus)
Argusianus argus grayi (Bornean great argus)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
17
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
47
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 13.0922
EDGE Score: 3.33877

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  4.40 lbs (1.99 kg)
Female Weight [1]  3.59 lbs (1.63 kg)
Male Weight [1]  5.21 lbs (2.36 kg)
Weight Dimorphism [1]  45.1 %
Clutch Size [2]  2

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Borneo lowland rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Borneo montane rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Borneo peat swamp forests Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Kinabalu montane alpine meadows Malaysia Indo-Malayan Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Mentawai Islands rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Peninsular Malaysian montane rain forests Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian peat swamp forests Malaysia, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southwest Borneo freshwater swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran freshwater swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran lowland rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran montane rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran peat swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran tropical pine forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sundaland heath forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tenasserim-South Thailand semi-evergreen rain forests Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Batang Ai National Park II 62638 Sarawak, Malaysia
Berbak National Park II 423927 Sumatra, Indonesia
Betung Kerihun National Park II 1945086 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park II 836773 Sumatra, Indonesia  
Bukit Tigah Puluh National Park 360578 Sumatra, Indonesia
Danau Sentarum National Park 347674 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Gunung Leuser National Park II 2203368 Sumatra, Indonesia
Gunung Niut Wildlife Reserve Nature Reserve IV 409109 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Gunung Palung National Park II 271203 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Kerinci Seblat National Park II 3463483 Sumatra, Indonesia  
Khao Banthat Wildlife Sanctuary IV 309428 Thailand  
Khao Luang National Park II 143331 Thailand
Khao Phanom Bencha National Park II 12840 Thailand
Khao Pra Bang Kram Wildlife Sanctuary IV 30009 Thailand  
Khao Pu - Khao Ya National Park II 176398 Thailand
Khao Sok National Park II 159284 Thailand
Khlong Nakha Wildlife Sanctuary IV 117887 Thailand  
Khlong Phraya Wildlife Sanctuary IV 36624 Thailand  
Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary IV 243425 Thailand  
Krau Wildlife Reserve IV 149823 Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  
Kubah National Park II 6735 Sarawak, Malaysia  
Kutai National Park II 560076 East Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Pasoh Virgin Jungle Reserve Ia   Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  
Prince Chumphon Park (North) Wildlife Sanctuary IV 152683 Thailand  
Si Phang Nga National Park II 60672 Thailand
Sungai Lalang Forest Reserve Virgin Jungle Reserve Ia   Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  
Tabin Wildlife Reserve IV 275051 Sabah, Malaysia  
Taman Negara National Park II 1122273 Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  
Tanjung Puting National Park II 987160 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Thaleban National Park Marine National Park II 49715 Thailand
Ton Nga Chang Wildlife Sanctuary IV 45094 Thailand  
Ulu Temburong National Park II 123279 Brunei Darussalam  
Way Kambas National Park II 306926 Sumatra, Indonesia

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website Map
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Sundaland Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand No

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Audubon Zooargus
Blackbrook Zoological Park
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Societyargus
Burger's Zoo
 argus
Chiangmai Zoological Garden
Dallas World Aquariumargus
Denver Zoological Gardensargus
Dept. of National Zoological Gardensargus
Disney's Animal Kingdomargus
Edinburgh Zoo-Scottish National Zooargus
Fort Worth Zoological Parkargus
Harewood Bird Garden at Leedsargus
Hong Kong Zool. & Botanical Gardens
 argus
Honolulu Zoo
Houston Zoo, Inc.argus
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zooargus
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Khao Kheow Open Zooargus
Lincoln Childrens Zoo (former Folsom)argus
Menagerie du Jardin des Plantesargus
Miami Metrozooargus
Minnesota Zoological Gardenargus
Moscow Zoological Parkargus
Nakhon Ratchasima Zool. Park
National Aviary in Pittsburghargus
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Poznaniuargus
Paignton Zoo Environmental Parkargus
Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuaryargus
Parc Paradisio S.A.argus
Parque Ornitologico de Lourosa
Phoenix Zooargus
Reid Park Zooargus
Safari West
 argus
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
 argus
San Diego Wild Animal Park
 argus
San Diego Zooargus
Smithsonian National Zoological Parkargus
Songkhla Zoo
Taipei Zoo
Tallinn Zooargus
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
 argus
The Pheasant Foundation (OHBG)argus
Ueno Zoological Gardens
Vogelpark (Birdpark) Avifauna
 argus
Wild Animal Park Mechelen Planckendaelargus
Woodland Park Zoological Gardensargus
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoo Atlantaargus
Zoo de Fuengirola (Rain Forest SL)argus
Zoo Melaka
 argus
Zoo of Antwerpargus
Zoological Garden Prague
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzen

Distribution

Southern Asia;

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Citations

Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Johnsgard, PA 1986. The Pheasants of the World. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011
Audio software provided by SoundManager 2