This taxon is Not Recognised as a species by BirdLife International.
Icterus dominicensis (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) has been split into I. dominicensis and I. prosthemelas following AOU (2000), and I. dominicensis, I. northropi, I. melanopsis and I. portoricensis following AOU (2010).
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Icterus dominicensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2016.