Honeyeaters (Meliphagidae)

New Caledonian Myzomela (Myzomela caledonica) - HBW 13, p. 642

French: Myzomèle calédonien German: Neukaledonien-Honigfresser Spanish: Mielero de Nueva Caledonia
Other common names: New Caledonian Honeyeater

Taxonomy: Myzomela caledonica W. A. Forbes, 1879, New Caledonia.
Forms a superspecies with M. chermesina, M. chloroptera, M. wakoloensis, M. boiei, M. sanguinolenta, M. rubratra, M. cardinalis and possibly M. erythromelas. Limits of this superspecies not certain and require study, especially regarding inclusion of M. erythromelas; further, M. erythrocephala, M. dammermani, M. kuehni and M. adolphinae are closely related to the group, M. vulnerata also may be, and possibly M. rosenbergii and the M. lafargei superspecies should be include.. View all taxonomy...

Taxonomy: Myzomela caledonica W. A. Forbes, 1879, New Caledonia.
Forms a superspecies with M. chermesina, M. chloroptera, M. wakoloensis, M. boiei, M. sanguinolenta, M. rubratra, M. cardinalis and possibly M. erythromelas. Limits of this superspecies not certain and require study, especially regarding inclusion of M. erythromelas; further, M. erythrocephala, M. dammermani, M. kuehni and M. adolphinae are closely related to the group, M. vulnerata also may be, and possibly M. rosenbergii and the M. lafargei superspecies should be included. Present species sometimes treated as conspecific with M. sanguinolenta. Monotypic.

Distribution: New Caledonia, including I of Pines.