(syn. Lichmera Ϯ Brown Honeyeater L. indistincta) Gr. στιγμα stigma, στιγματος stigmatos spot < στιζω stizō to tattoo; ωψ ōps, ωπος ōpos eye; "Genus STIGMATOPS, Gould. Of this form, I believe two, if not three species inhabit Australia, and as many more the islands to the northward. Sp. 304. STIGMATOPS OCULARIS, Gould. BROWN HONEY-EATER ... immediately behind the eye a very small patch of glossy brownish-yellow feathers, the anterior portion of which is silvery ... Sp. 305. STIGMATOPS SUBOCULARIS, Gould. LEAST HONEY-EATER. ... the little spangle-like feathers behind the eye are scarcely observable" (Gould 1865).