J. F. Gmelin, 1789,
Java (= Sumatra?).
A distinctive form, previously of disputed affinities, but inclusion in present genus confirmed by molecular results#R; has normally been placed in Ptilinopus, and was considered perhaps most closely allied to P. melanospilus. Proposed alteration of type locality seems to have been based on idea that species did not occur in Java. Monotypic.
Peninsular Thailand and Malaysia S through Sumatra (including Riau Archipelago, Nias, Bangka and Belitung) and Borneo. Recorded (status uncertain) in W Java.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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