G. R. Gray, 1861,
#R east Halmahera.
Often included in genus Megapodius, but plumage fairly different from that shown by the rather uniform members of that genus; secondaries said to be shorter than primaries in present species, but of equal length in Megapodius; breeding habits differ from those of most members of Megapodius. Recent phylogenetic study confirms distinctiveness of Eulipoa, but that it forms a clade with Megapodius, and suggests that this clade is sister to Macrocephalon#R. Monotypic.
Moluccas from Halmahera S to Buru and Seram; Misool I, in W Papuan Is (off NW New Guinea).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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