PSEUDOLEISTES

(Icteridae; Ϯ Yellow-rumped Marshbird P. guirahuro) Gr. ψευδος pseudos  false; genus Leistes Vigors, 1825, blackbird; "GENUS PSEUDOLEISTES.  833. PSEUDOLEISTES VIRIDIS. Oriolus viridis, Gm. S.N. i. p. 395.  Agelaius guirahuro, Vieill. Nouv. Dict. xxiv. p. 545, et Enc. Méth. p. 717.  Icterus dominicensis, Licht. Doubl. p. 19.  Leistes suchii, Vig. Zool. Journ. ii. p. 192. pl. suppl. 10.  Xanthornus gasquetii, Q. et G. Voy. Uran. Ois. pl. 24.  Leistes oriolides, Sw. An. in Menag. p. 303.  Leistes viridis, Bp. Consp. p. 436; Cab. Mus. Hein. p. 189; Burm. Syst. Ueb. iii. p. 264.  ...  834. PSEUDOLEISTES VIRESCENS. Agelaius virescens, Vieill. Nouv. Dict. xxxiv. p. 543, et Enc. Méth. p. 716 (ex Azara, No. 65).  Leistes virescens, Hartl. Syst. Ind. Az. p. 5; Cab. Mus. Hein. p. 190.  Icterus anticus, Licht. Doubl. p. 19.  Leistes anticus, Bp. Consp. p. 436; Burm. Syst. Ueb. iii. p. 265.     LEISTES*  ...  * Founded by Swainson, Zool. Journ. ii. p. 191, where Oriolus americanus, Gm., is given as the type. I have therefore used the term Pseudoleistes for the preceding section, which is usually called Leistes." (P. Sclater 1862); "Pseudoleistes P. L. Sclater, 1862, Cat. Coll. Amer. Birds, p. 137. Type, by subsequent designation (P. L. Sclater, 1884, Ibis, p. 19), "Pseudoleistes viridis" = Agelaius guirahuro Vieillot." (Blake in Peters 1968, XIV, 181); “The genus Pseudoleistes means 'false meadowlark'; however, Yellow-rumped Marshbird is less meadowlark-like than its southern relative” (Jaramillo & Burke 1999).
Var. Peudoleistes.

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 11 December 2018).