Species name sometimes erroneously spelt domicellus, but is a diminutive feminine noun. Forms a species-group with L. garrulus, L. lory and L. hypoinochrous. Described form L. tibialis (Blue-thighed/Jamrach’s Lory) was probably based on an aberrant specimen of present species. Monotypic.
S Moluccas on Seram; perhaps still persisting on Ambon.
An apparently feral population existed on Buru, but is now extinct.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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