Edoliosoma [sic] obiense
Hitherto treated as conspecific with E. tenuirostre, but differs from geographically adjacent taxa in that complex (here split from HBW arrangement into nine species) in following characters: from similar-sized E. grayi (with which, however, it shares a distinctive song) in its (in female) brighter and unbarred underparts (3); chestnut vs dull olive-brown mantle, back and scapulars (2); rich rufous vs dull olive-brown, lightly barred rump and uppertail-coverts (2); and rufous vs buff-edged grey-brown undertail (ns); and from E. t. amboinense (and hence New Guinea and Lesser Sunda taxa) in its smaller size (including much shorter tail—at least 2); (in male) much duller grey wing fringes (ns); (in female) plain rufous vs dark-barred whitish-buff underparts (3); and grey crown, chestnut back shading to rufous tail vs steady mouse-grey upperparts (3). Race pelingi appears to differ only in minor morphological characters but has unique song (2)#R; further research needed. Two subspecies recognized.
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