Agelaius Vieillot 1816 (perching bird)

Aves - Passeriformes - Icteridae

Parent taxon: Icteridae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Emslie 1992, Shoshani et al. 1989 and Wetmore 1962

Sister taxa: Chrysomus, Cremaster, Dolichonyx, Euphagus, Gymnomystax, Icterus, Megaquiscalus, Molothrus, Pandanaris, Pyelorhamphus, Quiscalus, Sturnella, Xanthocephalus

Subtaxa: Agelaius phoeniceus

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Ecology: volant insectivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (1 collection), Mexico (1), United States (14: California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Oregon, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Blancan of United States (2: Florida)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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