|F. pictus ಮಹರಾಷ್ಟ್ರ|
|Egg fossil classification|
|Unrecognized taxon ():||Francolinus|
- "Francolinus pictus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
- The species was designated as Perdix picta in Illus. Orn. plate 50. The bird skin came from John Atherton, a nephew of P J Selby and the type locality was designated as Bangalore. The holotype is in the Selby collection UMZC 14/Pha/22/aa/2.