Xanthocephalus Bonaparte, 1850

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 : 289

publication ID

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

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6075871

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scientific name

Xanthocephalus Bonaparte, 1850
status

 

Subfamily XANTHOCEPHALINAE Remsen, Powell, Schodde, Barker & Lanyon, new subfamily

Type genus: Xanthocephalus Bonaparte, 1850 .

Diagnosis. Mostly black icterids in which adult male plumage has a distinctively conspicuous white patch in the primary coverts. Primary 9 as long or longer than primary 8 numbered outwards, a condition found elsewhere in Icteridae only in Dolichonyx and Molothrus oryzivorus .

Component genera: Xanthocephalus Bonaparte, 1850

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Aves

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Icteridae