Agelaius Vieillot, 1816

Remsen, J. V., Powell, Alexis F. L. A., Schodde, Richard, Barker, F. Keith & Lanyon, Scott M., 2016, A revised classification of the Icteridae (Aves) based on DNA sequence data, Zootaxa 4093 (2), pp. 285-292 : 291

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https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4093.2.9

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6075893

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scientific name

Agelaius Vieillot, 1816
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Subfamily AGELAIINAE Swainson, 1831 = 1832

in Swainson & Richardson, Fauna Boreali-Americana, 2, 1 –lxvi, 1–523 (p. 274, as Agelainae). Type genus: Agelaius Vieillot, 1816 .

Diagnosis. No known diagnostic morphological characters. Plumages characteristically predominantly black at

least in males, and many species have iridescence found nowhere else in the family. Diagnosed molecularly by

unreversed synapomorphies in the following loci: ND 2 (A 17 G), cytochrome b (C 411 A), ACO 1 intron 9 (T 215 A,

C 873 T, T 929 C, and A 954 G) and MB intron 2 (G 160 A). Component genera:

Nesopsar P.L. Sclater, 1859 .

Agelaius Vieillot, 1816 .

Molothrus Swainson, 1832 [includes Scaphidura Swainson, 1837 , after Lanyon (1992)]. Dives Cassin, 1867 .

Ptiloxena Chapman, 1892 [established for “ Dives ” atroviolaceus; see Powell et al. (2014) and references therein] Euphagus Cassin, 1867 .

Quiscalus Vieillot, 1816 .

Lampropsar Cabanis, 1847 .

Hypopyrrhus Bonaparte, 1850 .

Gymnomystax Reichenbach, 1850 .

Macroagelaius Cassin, 1866 .

Amblyramphus Leach, 1814 .

Curaeus P.L. Sclater, 1862 .

Anumara Powell, Barker, Lanyon, Burns, Klicka & Lovette, 2014 . Gnorimopsar Richmond, 1908 .

Agelaioides Cassin, 1866 .

Oreopsar W.L. Sclater, 1939 .

Agelasticus Cabanis, 1851 .

Chrysomus Swainson, 1837 .

Xanthopsar Ridgway, 1901 .

Pseudoleistes P.L. Sclater, 1862 .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Aves

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Icteridae