Watubela Island, south-east Moluccas.
Forms a species-group with D. aenea, D. oenothorax, D. perspicillata and D. neglecta. Several subspecies have been described, including separata (Kai Besar) and aru (Aru Is), but differences appear minor and perhaps clinal, although not well understood at present. Monotypic.
Small islands of Wallacea: Talaud Is and Sangihe Is, islands off S Sulawesi, S Moluccas (including Banda Is, Manuk and Kai Is; one record from Buru, presumed to be of vagrant) and E Lesser Sundas (Romang to Tanimbar Is) E to Aru Is. Also islands off Bomberai Peninsula (W New Guinea); recorded on Biak I (NW New Guinea)#R.
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