LICHMERA

(Meliphagidae; Ϯ Brown Honeyeater L. indistincta ocularis) Gr. λιχμηρης likhmērēs  licking with the tongue  < λιχμαω likhmaō  to lick, to dart with the tongue; "Gen. LICHMERA nov. gen.  *) Bürstenzüngler.  633.1. L. australasiana Nob. -- Certhia australasiana Shaw. Gen. Zool. VIII. p. 226.-- Certhia pyrrhoptera Lath.?-- Melithreptus melanoleucus Vieill.-- Meliphaga australasiana Vig. Horsf. Trans. Lin. Soc. XV. p. 313.-- id. Gould B. Austr. IV. tab. 27.-- Meliphaga inornata Gould. (jun.)    634.2. L. ocularis Nob.-- Glyciphila ocularis Gould Proc. Zool. Soc. 1837. p. 154.  id. Birds Austr. IV. tab. 31.-- Gylciphila subocularis Gould. (Fem an juv.)   ...  *) Von λιχμηρης, züngelnd, leckerhaft.  Die Gruppe steht in der Bildung zwischen Meliornis und Ptilotis" (Cabanis 1853); "Lichmera Cabanis, 1851, Mus. Hein., 1, p. 118. Type, by subsequent designation (Bonaparte, 1854, Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris, 38, p. 263), Glyciphila ocularis Gould." (Salomonsen in Peters 1967, XII, 345).
Synon. Stigmatops.

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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 21 January 2019).