Hitherto treated as conspecific with H. sordidus, but differs in having entire crown and crest red (not just red on crown, with grey crest), with paler, more fiery hue and thicker, less glossy or streaky texture (3); proportion of buff-white to black in wings much reduced (2); sooty-grey vs greyish-olive face, neck and underparts (1); slightly longer wings and tail (effect size for wing length 2.13; score 2). Monotypic.
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