Newly described taxon from Rote, Indonesia; often subsumed under Sumba Myzomela but vocally very distinct.
Eames, J., van Balen, B., Brickle, N.W. & Rheindt, F.E. (2016) Birds of the Indonesian Archipelago: Greater Sundas and Wallacea. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
Prawiradilaga, Baveja, Suparno, Ashari, Ng, Gwee, Verbelen, Rheindt. (2017) A colourful new species of Myzomela honeyeater from Rote Island in eastern Indonesia. Treubia 44:77-100.