Scarlet-naped Myzomela (Myzomela lafargei) - HBW 13, p. 651
French: Myzomèle à nuque rouge
Spanish: Mielero Nuquirrojo
Other common names: (Small) Bougainville/Scarlet-naped/Red-naped/Red-crowned Honeyeater, (Small) Bougainville/Red-naped/Red-capped Myzomela
Taxonomy: Myzomela lafargei Pucheran, 1853, Santa Isabel, Solomon Islands.
Forms a superspecies with M. pammelaena, M. melanocephala, M. eichhorni, M. malaitae and M. tristrami, and formerly suggested that all may be conspecific; this group possibly closely related to the M. cardinalis superspecies. Monotypic.
Distribution: Buka, Bougainville, Shortland Is, Choiseul (and Arnavon I) and Santa Isabel (and Malakobi and Megapode), in N Solomon Is.
- Least Concern
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