HELEIA

(Zosteropidae; Ϯ Timor Heleia H. muelleri) Gr. ελεια eleia  small bird, otherwise unidentified, mentioned by Callimachus; "b. Heleia nob.  Rostrum validum. Pedes robusti. Ptilosis maculata. Cauda longa rotundata.   45. H. Mülleri Nob.  ...  Timor.  Entschieden aberrante Form.  Schnabel und Beine sehr kräftig.  Die Brust erscheint am stärksten gefleckt.  Schnabel-färbung heller als bei den typischen Arten.  ...  Syn. Zosterops frontalis Müll. in Mus. Lugdun." (Hartlaub 1865). This bird was formerly known as the Spot-breasted White-eye.
Var. Helia.
Synon. Apoia, Lophozosterops, Oculocincta, Pseudozosterops.

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Recommended citation
Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 23 January 2019).