For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Chrysomus.

Chrysomus

Chrysomus
Chrysomus icterocephalus
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae
Genus: Chrysomus
Swainson, 1837
Type species
Oriolus icterocephalus[1]
Linnaeus, 1766

Chrysomus is a genus of bird in the family Icteridae. Established by William John Swainson in 1837, it contains the following species:[2]

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Chrysomus icterocephalus Yellow-hooded blackbird northern South America
Chrysomus ruficapillus Chestnut-capped blackbird Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, French Guiana, Paraguay, and Uruguay

The name Chrysomus is a transliteration of the Greek word khrusōma, meaning "wrought gold" or "something made of gold".[3]

References

  1. ^ "Icteridae". aviansystematics.org. The Trust for Avian Systematics. Retrieved 2023-07-16.
  2. ^ "ITIS Report: Chrysomus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  3. ^ Jobling, James A. (2010). The Helm Dictionary of Scientific Names. London, UK: Christopher Helm. p. 105. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.


{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
Chrysomus
Listen to this article

This browser is not supported by Wikiwand :(
Wikiwand requires a browser with modern capabilities in order to provide you with the best reading experience.
Please download and use one of the following browsers:

This article was just edited, click to reload
This article has been deleted on Wikipedia (Why?)

Back to homepage

Please click Add in the dialog above
Please click Allow in the top-left corner,
then click Install Now in the dialog
Please click Open in the download dialog,
then click Install
Please click the "Downloads" icon in the Safari toolbar, open the first download in the list,
then click Install
{{::$root.activation.text}}

Install Wikiwand

Install on Chrome Install on Firefox
Don't forget to rate us

Tell your friends about Wikiwand!

Gmail Facebook Twitter Link

Enjoying Wikiwand?

Tell your friends and spread the love:
Share on Gmail Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Buffer

Our magic isn't perfect

You can help our automatic cover photo selection by reporting an unsuitable photo.

This photo is visually disturbing This photo is not a good choice

Thank you for helping!


Your input will affect cover photo selection, along with input from other users.

X

Get ready for Wikiwand 2.0 🎉! the new version arrives on September 1st! Don't want to wait?