(syn. Gliciphila Ϯ Vanuatu Honeyeater G. notabilis) Genus Gliciphila, Swainson, 1837, honeyeater (emended to Glyciphila); perhaps a play on the genus Foulehaio Reichenbach, 1852, honeyeater. Conisbee 1957, listed fohia as a native name. "Glycifohia, gen. nov.  Differs from Ramsayornis Mathews in having a bill longer than the head, and the tail-feathers more pointed.  Type, Glyciphila notabilis Sharpe." (Mathews 1929).

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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 15 December 2018).