S. F. Baird, 1858,
Nuevo León and San Diego, Nuevo León, Mexico.
See T. niveigularis. Formerly treated as conspecific with T. melancholicus (which see). Probable hybrid with T. forficatus reported from New York (USA). N birds said to have longer wing and those from Yucatán Peninsula (proposed as race chloronotus) have longer bill than individuals from Guatemala and Belize, but differences insufficient to warrant recognition of races. Monotypic.
Extreme S USA (S Texas), E Mexico (Tamaulipas and N Nuevo León S to NE Oaxaca, N & W Chiapas, and E to Yucatán Peninsula; recorded on Cozumel I#R), N Guatemala and Belize.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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