This list is to show all the species in the Icteridae family.

The taxonomy follows Boyd and Powell, et al.[1][2]

Blue means placement unknown while red means extinct.


31 genera, 113 species

Subfamily Icteriinae

Genus Icteria

Subfamily Sturnellinae

Genus Xanthocephalus

Genus Dolichonyx

Genus Sturnella

Subfamily Cacicinae

Genus Amblycercus

Genus Cassiculus

Genus Psarocolius

Genus Procacicus

Genus Cacicus

Subfamily Icterinae

Genus Icterus

Subgenus Yphantes
Subgenus Icterus
Subgenus Pendulinus

Subfamily Agelaiinae

Genus Nesopsar

Genus Agelaius

Genus Molothrus

Genus Dives

Genus Ptiloxena[2]

Genus Euphagus

Genus Quiscalus

Genus Hypopyrrhus

Genus Lampropsar

Genus Gymnomystax

Genus Macroagelaius

Genus Amblyramphus

Genus Curaeus

Genus Anumara

Genus Gnorimopsar

Genus Agelaioides

Genus Oreopsar

Genus Agelasticus

Genus Chrysomus

Genus Xanthopsar

Genus Pseudoleistes


  1. ^ John H. Boyd III (September 12, 2011). "CORE PASSEROIDEA IV: Emberizidae and Passerellidae". TiF Checklist. Retrieved 14-05-2021.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Powell, A.F.L.A., F.K. Barker, S.M. Lanyon, K.J. Burns, J. Klicka, and I.J. Lovette (2014), A comprehensive species-level molecular phylogeny of the New World blackbirds (Icteridae), Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 71, 94-112.
  3. ^ Barker, F.K., M.J. Vandergon, and S.M. Lanyon (2008b), Assessment of species limits among yellow-breasted meadowlarks (Sturnella spp.) using mitochondrial and sex-linked markers, Auk 125, 869-879.
  4. ^ a b c d e Omland, K.E., S.M. Lanyon, and S.J. Fritz (1999), A molecular phylogeny of the new world orioles (Icterus): the importance of dense taxon sampling, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 12, 224-239.
  5. ^ a b D'Horta, F.M., J.M.C. da Silva, and C.C. Ribas (2008), Species limits and hybridization zones in Icterus cayanensis-chrysocephalus group (Aves: Icteridae), Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 95, 583-597.
  6. ^ a b Powell, A.F.L.A., F.K. Barker, and S.M. Lanyon (2008), A Complete Species-Level Phylogeny of the Grackles (Quiscalus spp.), Including the Extinct Slender-Billed Grackle, Inferred from Mitochondrial DNA, Condor 110, 718-728.
  7. ^ a b "Proposal (#642) to South American Classification Committee: Elevate subspecies Agelaioides badius fringillarius (Pale Baywing) to species rank". American Ornithologists' Union. 2015. Retrieved 8 September 2017. 
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