Yellow-rumped Marshbird / Pseudoleistes guirahuro

Yellow-rumped Marshbird / Pseudoleistes guirahuro

Yellow-rumped Marshbird

SCI Name:  Pseudoleistes guirahuro
Protonym:  Agelaius guirahuro Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 34 p.545
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Icteridae /
Taxonomy Code:  yermar1
Type Locality:  Paraguay and Rio de La Plata, Paraguay designated by Pinto, 1944, Cat. Aves Brasil (Publ. Dept. Zool., Sao Paulo), pt. 2, p. 582.
Publish Year:  1819
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(Icteridae; Ϯ Yellow-rumped Marshbird P. guirahuro) Gr. ψευδος pseudos  false; genus Leistes Vigors, 1825, blackbird; “The genus Pseudoleistes means 'false meadowlark'; however, Yellow-rumped Marshbird is less meadowlark-like than its southern relative” (Jaramillo & Burke 1999); "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).
Var. Peudoleistes.

Güaraní name Güihrá-hû ró  black and yellow bird, for the Yellow-rumped Marshbird; ex “Tordo guirahuró” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 64 (Pseudoleistes).