White-throated Cachalote (Pseudoseisura gutturalis) - HBW 8, p. 324
French: Cacholote à gorge blanche
Spanish: Cacholote Pardo
Taxonomy: Anabates gutturalis d’Orbigny and Lafresnaye, 1838, mouth of Río Negro, Patagonia, Argentina.
Genus has no obvious close relatives within the family. Geographical boundary between race ochroleuca and nominate controversial; thorough analysis required. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- ochroleuca Olrog, 1959 - Andean foothills and valleys in N & C Argentina (W Salta S to San Juan and La Rioja).
- gutturalis (d’Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1838) - lowlands and foothills of C Argentina (Mendoza, La Pampa and S Buenos Aires S to NE Santa Cruz).
- Least Concern Enlarge map