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Puff-backed Honeyeater Meliphaga aruensis

Described by: Sharpe (1884)
Alternate common name(s): Puff-backed Meliphaga, Large-tufted Honeyeater
Old scientific name(s): Meliphaga auriculata


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(1) W., n. and e. New Guinea, Waigeo Is., Batanta, Yapen Is., and the D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago and Trobriand Is.
(2) S. New Guinea and the Aru Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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