Hartlaub and Finsch, 1868,
Belongs to the large species-group centred on P. purpuratus (which see); within this, forms part of the subgroup centred on P. porphyraceus (which see); has sometimes been considered conspecific with an expanded P. porphyraceus, but genetic data place it closest to P. richardsii and P. roseicapilla#R. Monotypic.
Palau Is (Babelthuap S to Angaur).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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