The male specimen (USNM 233283) and the female (USNM 315793) were both collected by Bourns and Worcester from Toledo, Cebu, Philippines on 20 June 1892.
Specimens are held in the collections of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The photographer thanks Chris Milensky and Brian Schmidt at the museum's Division of Birds for access to specimens.
Taxonomic Notes :
Monotypic species endemic to Cebu in the Philippines.