|Taxonomic Notes :||Monotypic species endemic to the Wakatobi Islands south of Sulawesi in Indonesia.
Separated from Grey-sided Flowerpecker Dicaeum celebicum following:
Kelly, S.B.A., Kelly, D.J., Cooper, N., Bahrun, A., Analuddin, K., et al. (2014) Molecular and Phenotypic Data Support the Recognition of the Wakatobi Flowerpecker Dicaeum kuehni from the Unique and Understudied Sulawesi Region. PLoS ONE 9(6): e98694. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0098694