Commonly treated as conspecific with E. astec (including in HBW), but differs in its darker, browner breast and lower underparts (2); darker (royal- vs turquoise- = 1) and much more extensive (= 1) blue with broader black fringes (= 1) in flight-feathers (total = 3); larger size, with effect size on bill 6.91 and on tail 3.97 (score 3); split supported by molecular analysis involving birds now found also on Hispaniola#R. Monotypic.
Introduced to Hispaniola.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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