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Barcode data: Ortalis canicollis
Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Ortalis canicollis
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 4
Species With Barcodes: 1
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The Chaco chachalaca (Ortalis canicollis) is a species of bird in the Cracidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
There are two subspecies:
- O. c. canicollis (Wagler, 1830) - Gran Chaco of Bolivia, Paraguay, and Argentina
- O. c. pantanalensis (Cherrie and Reichenberger, 1921) - southwest Mato Grosso of Brazil