Binomial name: Passer flaveolus, Edward Blyth, 1844
The Plain-backed Sparrow (Passer flaveolus), also called the Pegu Sparrow or Olive-backed Sparrow, is a sparrow found in the Asian countries of Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Malaysia.
The phylogeny of the sparrows has been studied by Arnaiz-Villena et al. Nuclear mitochondrial DNA pseudogenes were often found in these sparrows.
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- Passer flaveolus
- Passer assimilis, Arthur Hay, A.K.A. Viscount Walden (1870)
- Passer jugiferus, Charles Lucien Bonaparte (1850)
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)