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Agelasticus cyanopus -Argentina-8.jpg
Unicolored blackbird (Agelasticus cyanopus), Argentina
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae
Genus: Agelasticus
Cabanis, 1851

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Agelasticus is a genus of bird in the New World oriole family Icteridae. They have slender forms and thin bills. The females are responsible for building the nest, unlike some of their close relatives. The genus is found in South America.[1] It contains the following species:


  1. ^ Fraga, R. & Bonan, A. (2017). New World Blackbirds (Icteridae). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 23 May 2017).