genus Agelaius

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Synonyms for genus Agelaius

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Thus, neither the limits of nor the relationships within the genus Agelaius are now well understood.
The purpose of this study was to produce a phylogeny for the genus Agelaius.
With the exception of Xanthocephalus, analysis of these data with respect to Sturnella and Dolichonyx places all presumed close relatives within the genus Agelaius.
The well-studied New World blackbird genus Agelaius was determined, through parsimony analysis of DNA sequence data, to be a polyphyletic assemblage of ecologically similar birds.
If we are to insist that our classifications contain only monophyletic taxa, then the genus Agelaius must either be split into several monophyletic entities or 14 blackbird genera must be lumped with Agelaius.