E. Newton, 1867,
Marianne Island, Seychelles.
Previously considered conspecific with Z. mayottensis, but smaller and slightly less yellow, with a duller yellow frontal bar, as well as being genetically distinct#R. Monotypic.
Marianne I, Seychelles.
Reports that this species occurred also on Mahé, South-East I, Praslin, La Digue and Silhouette remain unsubstantiated#R. Apart from Newton’s specimens, it seems to have been collected only in 1892#R. The species was certainly extinct by 1940, and probably around 1900. Causes of its demise suggested as being deforestation, predation by introduced rats and competition with introduced bird species.
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