Hitherto treated as conspecific with P. cyanurus, but differs in its stronger green underparts (ns); larger size (both sexes) (effect size vs P. c. pontius, which is itself larger than P. c. cyanurus, 2.62 for wing, 2.85 for tail, score 2); lack of grey mantle and back (3); lack of powder-blue rump (3); green vs brown hood in female (3); strong blue crown and hood with sharp blackish hindcollar (ns). Monotypic.
Simeulue and Siumat, off NW Sumatra.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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