D’Albertis and Salvadori, 1879,
upper Fly River, 430 m, New Guinea.
Often treated as conspecific with S. aureus, with which it hybridizes in area of marginal range overlap on Wataikwa R (SW New Guinea); DNA data#R, however, suggest that the two are separate species. Monotypic.
S New Guinea from Wataikwa R–Mimika R and upper Noord R–Endrich R E to upper Fly R, Strickland R and Nomad R, and to near Ludesa Mission (Mt Bosavi); also in Tarara–Morehead area and inland from Merauke (between Kumbe and Merauke R).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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