RUKIA

(Zosteropidae; Ϯ Teardrop White-eye R. ruki) Ruk I., Caroline Is. "Rukia, gen. nov.  (Plate VII. fig. 5.)  (Zosteropidæ)   Description.--  Bill very strong, blackish; tarsus and toes also strong, orange colour not black or brown; silky eye-ring on lower edge of eyelid only.  Type.- Tephras ruki Hartert, 1897 = Rikia [sic] ruki from Ruk, Caroline Islands." (Momiyama 1922).
Var. Rikia.
Synon. Cinnyrorhyncha, Rhamphozosterops.

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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 www.hbw.com on 12 December 2018).