Brown-and-yellow Marshbird

Brown-and-yellow Marshbird / Pseudoleistes virescens

Brown-and-yellow Marshbird

Here the details of the Brown-and-yellow Marshbird named bird below:

SCI Name:  Pseudoleistes virescens
Protonym:  Agelaius virescens Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 34 p.543
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Icteridae /
Taxonomy Code:  baymar1
Type Locality:  on the confines of Brazil [= Uruguay?] and near Buenos Aires; Buenos Aires suggested by Pinto, 1944, Cat. Aves Brasil (Publ. Dept. Zool., Sao Paulo) , pt. 2, p. 583.
Publish Year:  1819
IUCN Status:  


(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.

L. virescens, virescentis  greenish  < virescere  to become green  < virere  to be green.
● ex “Agile Parrot” of Latham 1781, and “Petit Perroquet verd” of Levaillant 1801-1805 (syn. Amazona agilis).
● ex “Psittaca cayenensis” of Brisson 17690, “Petite perruche verte de Cayenne” of d’Aubenton 1765-1781, pl. 359, “Perruche à ailes variées” of de Buffon 1770-1783, and “Yellow-winged Parrakeet” of Latham 1781 (syn. Brotogeris versicolurus).
● "76. ARDEA.  ...  virescens.  15. A. occipite subcristato, dorso viridi, pectore rufescente.  Ardea stellaris minor. Sloan. jam. 3. p. 315. t. 263. Raj. av. 189. n. 2. Catesb. car. 1. p. 80. t. 80.  Habitat in America." (Linnaeus 1758) (subsp. Butorides striata).
● ex Muscicapa querula A. Wilson, 1810 (Empidonax).
● ex “Tordo Dragon” of de Azara 1802-1805, no. 65 (Pseudoleistes).