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Icterus  Brisson, 1760
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179063

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): American Orioles [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2007   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyIcteridae  – American Blackbirds, Orioles, New World Blackbirds  
                               GenusIcterus Brisson, 1760 – American Orioles  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Icterus abeillei (Lesson, 1839) – Black-backed Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus auratus Bonaparte, 1850 – Bolsero yucateco, Orange Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus auricapillus Cassin, 1848 – Orange-crowned Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus bonana (Linnaeus, 1766) – Martinique Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus bullockii (Swainson, 1827) – Bolsero calandria, Bullock's Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus cayanensis (Linnaeus, 1766) – Epaulet Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus chrysater (Lesson, 1844) – Bolsero dorso dorado, Yellow-backed Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus cucullatus Swainson, 1827 – Hooded Oriole, Bolsero encapuchado 
                                  Species Icterus dominicensis (Linnaeus, 1766) – Black-cowled Oriole, Bolsero dominico, Greater Antillean Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus galbula (Linnaeus, 1758) – Northern Oriole, Bolsero de Baltimore, Baltimore Oriole, oriole du nord 
                                  Species Icterus graceannae Cassin, 1867 – White-edged Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus graduacauda Lesson, 1839 – Audubon's Oriole, Bolsero cabeza negra 
                                  Species Icterus gularis (Wagler, 1829) – Altamira Oriole, Bolsero de Altamira 
                                  Species Icterus icterus (Linnaeus, 1766) – Troupial, Venezuelan Troupial 
                                  Species Icterus laudabilis P. L. Sclater, 1871 – St. Lucia Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus leucopteryx (Wagler, 1827) – Jamaican Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus maculialatus Cassin, 1848 – Bolsero guatemalteco, Bar-winged Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus mesomelas (Wagler, 1829) – Bolsero cola amarilla, Yellow-tailed Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus nigrogularis (Hahn, 1819) – Yellow Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus oberi Lawrence, 1880 – Montserrat Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus parisorum Bonaparte, 1838 – Scott's Oriole, Bolsero tunero 
                                  Species Icterus pectoralis (Wagler, 1829) – Spot-breasted Oriole, Bolsero pecho manchado 
                                  Species Icterus prosthemelas (Strickland, 1850) – Black-cowled Oriole 
                                  Species Icterus pustulatus (Wagler, 1829) – Streak-backed Oriole, Bolsero dorso rayado 
                                  Species Icterus spurius (Linnaeus, 1766) – Bolsero castaño, Orchard Oriole, oriole des vergers 
                                  Species Icterus wagleri P. L. Sclater, 1857 – Black-vented Oriole, Bolsero de Wagler 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Icterus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Icterus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Icterus   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2007.07.31, website (version 31-Jul-07)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Icterus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Icterus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Icterus, American Orioles [English]   

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