(Bernieridae; Ϯ Spectacled Tetraka X. zosterops) Gr. ξανθος xanthos  yellow; ομμα omma, ομματος ommatos  eye; genus Neomixis Sharpe, 1881, jery (cf. genus Ixos Temminck, 1825, bulbul); "A better arrangement of the genus Bernieria and its allies appears to me to be somewhat as follows  ...   b. Tarso quam culmen longiore.   ...  d'. Vibrissis maximis, usque ad apicem rostri productis; tarsis integris. . . . . Xanthomixis.  ...  4. Xanthomixis zosterops (Sharpe)" (Sharpe 1881) (see Neomixis).
Var. Xanthomixus, Xanthomiscus.

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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 23 January 2019).