Tamaulipas Crow (Corvus imparatus) - HBW 14, p. 627
French: Corneille du Mexique
Spanish: Cuervo Tamaulipeco
Other common names: Mexican Crow (when treated as conspecific with C. sinaloae)
Taxonomy: Corvus imparatus J. L. Peters, 1929, Río La Cruz, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Forms a superspecies with C. sinaloae and possibly conspecific; preliminary genetic analysis suggests that the two may be sister-taxa (2% divergent) within a clade of Asian/Pacific taxa that includes C. ossifragus. Monotypic.
Distribution: NE Mexico (E from E Nuevo León) to N border of Veracruz; regularly occurs in extreme S USA (to immediately N of lower Rio Grande, in S Texas), but breeding unconfirmed.
- Least Concern Enlarge map