(syn. Zosterops Ϯ Mauritius Olive White-eye Z. chloronothos) Gr. κυκλος kuklos  circle; πτερον pteron  feather; ωψ ōps, ωπος ōpos  eye; "3. Cyclopterops, Bp., pour Z. chloronota, Vieill., Z. curvirostris, Blyth nec Sw., de Bourbon, et les autres espèces africaines à bec long, recourbé, queue courte, etc." (Bonaparte 1854) (see Malacirops).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 10 December 2018).