Icteriidae (Yellow-breasted Chat)

Phylogenetic placement: Passeri: Passerides: Passerida: Emberizoidea

Distribution: North and Central America

Number of extant genera: 1 (monotypic)

Number of extant species: 1

References

Barker FK, Burns KJ, Klicka J, Lanyon SM, and Lovette IJ (2013), Going to extremes: contrasting rates of diversification in a recent radiation of New World passerine birds, Syst. Biol. 62, 298-320. (free pdf) 

Chesser RT, Burns KJ, Cicero C, Dunn JL, Kratter AW, Lovette IJ, Rasmussen PC, Remsen JV, Rising JD, Stotz DF, and Winkler K (2017), Fifty-eighth supplement to the American Ornithological Society‘s Check-list of North American Birds, Auk 134, 751-773. (free pdf)

Kuhl H, Frankl-Vilches C, Bakker A, Mayr G, Nikolaus G, Boerno ST, Klages S, Timmermann B, and Gahr M (2021), An unbiased molecular approach using 3'UTRs resolves the avian family-level tree of life, MolBiolEvol. 38, 108-127. (pdf)

Moyle RG, Oliveros CH, Andersen MJ, Hosner PA, Benz BW, Manthey JD, Travers SL, Brown RM, and Faircloth BC (2016), Tectonic collision and uplift of Wallacea triggered the global songbird radiation, Nature Comm. 7, e:12709. (free pdf)

Oliveros CH, Field DJ, Ksepka DT, Barker KF, Aleixo A, Andersen MJ, Alström P, Benz BW, Braun EL, Braun MJ, Bravo GA, Brumfield RT, Chesser RT,  Claramunt S, Cracraft J, Cuervo AM, Derryberry EP, Glenn TC, Harvey MG, Hosner PA, Joseph L, Kimball RT, Mack AL, Miskelly CM, Peterson AT, Robbins MB, Sheldon FH, Silveira LF, Smith BT, White ND, Moyle RG, and Faircloth BC (2019), Earth history and the passerine superradiation, PNAS 116, 7915-25. (pdf)

Powell AFLA, Barker FK, Lanyon SM, Burns KJ, Klicka J, and Lovette IJ (2014), A comprehensive species-level molecular phylogeny of the New World blackbirds (Icteridae), Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 71, 94-112. (journal abstract) (author pdf) 

Price JJ, and Lanyon SM (2002), A robust phylogeny of the oropendolas: Polyphyly revealed by mitochondrial sequence data, Auk 119, 335-348. (free pdf)

Remsen JV, Powell AFLA, Schodde R, Barker FK, and Lanyon SM (2016), A revised classification of the Icteridae (Aves) based on DNA sequence data, Zootaxa 4093, 285-292. (abstract)

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