Caatinga cacholote

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Caatinga cacholote
Pseudoseisura cristata -Paraiba, Brasil-8.jpg
In Paraiba, Brasil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Furnariidae
Genus: Pseudoseisura
Species: P. cristata
Binomial name
Pseudoseisura cristata
(Spix, 1824)

The Caatinga cacholote (Pseudoseisura cristata) is a species of bird in the Furnariidae family. It is endemic to the Caatinga in north-eastern Brazil. Formerly, it was considered conspecific with P. unirufa under the common name rufous cacholote.


  • Zimmer, K., and Whittaker, A. (2000). The Rufous Cacholote (Furnariidae: Pseudoseisura) is two species. Condor. 102(2): 409–422.