M. H. C. Lichtenstein, 1819,
This species, and all current congeners except C. magellanicus, C. principalis and C. imperialis, formerly placed in genus Phloeoceastes. Exhibits slight increase in size from N to S, but insufficient to warrant separation of any geographical races. Monotypic.
E Brazil (S from S Bahia and E Goiás) S to E Paraguay, NE Argentina (Misiones, Corrientes) and Rio Grande do Sul.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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