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Scaled Chachalaca

Ortalis squamata Lesson, RP 1829

The scaled chachalaca is a species of bird in the family Cracidae, the chachalacas, guans, and curassows. It is endemic to Brazil. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Cracidae
Genus:
   Ortalis
Scientific:
  Ortalis squamata


Original description

Citation:
  Lesson, RP 1829

Reference:
   Dict. Sci. Nat. [Levrault] 59 p.195

Protonym:
  Ortalida squamata

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25319182


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  407F8A84208947B3

Avibase ID:
  avibase-407F8A84

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/407F8A84


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 715251

Geographic range:

  • Ortalis squamata: SE Brazil
English:
Scaled Chachalaca
Catalan:
txatxalaca escatós
Czech:
čačalaka šupinatá
Danish:
Skællet Chachalaca
German:
Schuppenguan
Spanish:
Chachalaca escamosa
Spanish (Spain):
Chachalaca escamosa
Finnish:
idänsuomukaklattaja
French:
Ortalide écaillée
Croatian:
ljuskastoprsa čačalaka
Japanese:
ウロコヒメシャクケイ
Dutch:
Geschubde Chachalaca
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skjelhokko
Norwegian:
Skjellhokko
Polish:
czakalaka łuskowana
Portuguese:
aracuã-escamoso
Portuguese (Brazil):
aracuã-escamoso
Portuguese (Portugal):
chachalaca-escamosa
Russian:
Чешуйчатая чачалака
Slovak:
čačalaka šupinatá
Serbian:
Ljuskasta čačalaka
Swedish:
fjällig chachalaca
Ukrainian:
чачалака строкатовола
Chinese:
点斑小冠雉
Chinese (Traditional):
鱗斑稚冠雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Scaled Chachalaca (squamata) ( Ortalis squamata (squamata))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Scaled Chachalaca (squamata) ( Ortalis squamata (squamata))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Scaled Chachalaca (squamata) ( Ortalis squamata (squamata))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Scaled Chachalaca (squamata) ( Ortalis squamata (squamata))
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2023:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
eBird version 2023:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Scaled Chachalaca ( Ortalis squamata) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ortalis [araucuan or squamata] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: txatxalaca escatós
Czech: čačalaka šupinatá
Danish: Skællet Chachalaca
German: Schuppenguan
English: Scaled Chachalaca, Scaled Chachalaca (squamata)
English, HBW: Scaled Chachalaca (Scaled)
English (IOC): Scaled Chachalaca
English (United States): Scaled Chachalaca
Esperanto: Skvamortalo
Spanish: Chachalaca escamosa
Spanish (Spain): Chachalaca escamosa
Spanish (HBW): Scaled Chachalaca
Finnish: idänsuomukaklattaja
French: Ortalide écaillée, Ortalide écaillée (squamata)
Croatian: ljuskastoprsa čačalaka
Japanese: ウロコヒメシャクケイ
Scientific: Ortalida squamata, Ortalis guttata squamata, Ortalis squamata, Ortalis squamata (squamata), Ortalis squamata squamata
Dutch: Geschubde Chachalaca
Norwegian Nynorsk: Skjelhokko
Norwegian: Skjellhokko
Polish: czakalaka łuskowana
Portuguese: aracuã-escamoso
Portuguese (Brazil): aracua-escamoso, aracuã-escamoso
Portuguese (Portugal): chachalaca-escamosa
Russian: Чешуйчатая чачалака
Slovak: čačalaka šupinatá
Serbian: Ljuskasta čačalaka
Swedish: fjällig chachalaca
Turkish: Pullu çaçalaka
Ukrainian: чачалака строкатовола
Chinese: 点斑小冠雉
Chinese (Traditional): 鱗斑稚冠雉

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