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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Petroicidae.
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These two near-endemic species (Table 2), the spice imperial-pigeon (Ducula myristicivora) and the green-backed robin (Pachycephalopsis hattamensis), are also found on the mainland.
Endemic and Near Endemic Bird Species Family Common Name Species Columbidae Spice imperial-pigeon Ducula myristicivora Eopsaltriidae Green-backed robin Pachycephalopsis hattamensis Yapen and nearby Biak Island (part of Biak-Numfoor rain forests ecoregion) share one endemic butterfly species.