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Ortalis guttata squamata  Lesson, 1829
Taxonomic Serial No.: 715251

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Ortalida squamata Lesson, 1829
    Ortalis squamata Lesson, 1829
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderGalliformes  – Fowls, Gallinaceous Birds, gallinacées, volaille  
                            FamilyCracidae  – Chachalacas, Curassows, Guans  
                                  GenusOrtalis Merrem, 1786 – Chachalacas  
                                     SpeciesOrtalis guttata (Spix, 1825) – Speckled Chachalaca  
                                        SubspeciesOrtalis guttata squamata Lesson, 1829  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2006.11.09, website (version 09-Nov-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Ortalis guttata squamata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, Edward C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd edition   
  Page(s): 1039   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-11701-2   
  Reference for: Ortalis guttata squamata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Vaurie, Charles  
  Publication Date: 1965   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematic Notes on the Bird Family Cracidae. No. 3: Ortalis guttata, Ortalis superciliaris, and Ortalis motmot   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Museum Novitates, no. 2232   
  Page(s): 21   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Found at:   
  Reference for: Ortalis guttata squamata   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  



  Comment: See comments on Zoonomen website. Originally described as Ortalida squamata, but Ortalida and Ortalis are considered equivalent for nomenclatural purposes, so under the current International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN Art. 51.3.1, 1999) authorial parentheses should not be used for this if combined with either generic name  



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