River Jur, Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan.
Hitherto treated as conspecific with L. larvata and L. vinacea, but differs from latter in characters given under that species and from former in (in male) grey vs pink breast (3); grey vs black belly (3); lack of crimson neck sides and nape (sometimes also crown) (2); and (in female) slightly paler colour above and below (1). Proposed race togoensis (described from Kete Kratschi, in Togo) treated as a synonym. Monotypic.
S Mali E to SW Sudan and W & S South Sudan, NE DRCongo (Uele) and W & N Uganda.