Arremonops is a genus of neotropical birds in the Passerellidae family. All species are found in Central America, Mexico, and/or northern South America. The olive sparrow reaches southern Texas.

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Olive sparrow (Arremonops rufivirgatus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Passerellidae
Genus: Arremonops
Ridgway, 1896


It contains the following species:

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
  Arremonops chloronotus Green-backed sparrow Belize, northern Guatemala, western Honduras and southern Mexico.
  Arremonops rufivirgatus Olive sparrow Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and southern Texas (including the counties of Val Verde, Atascosa, and Nueces)
Arremonops tocuyensis Tocuyo sparrow Colombia and cities like Tocuyo and Lara of Venezuela
  Arremonops conirostris Black-striped sparrow eastern Honduras to western Ecuador, northern Brazil, and Venezuela.

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