13 36 086 Lophozosterops javanicus javanicus
Mees's White-eye (Lophozosterops javanicus)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Zosteropidae
Genus Lophozosterops

Lophozosterops is a genus of white-eyes in the Zosteropidae family. The six species are distributed across the islands of Indonesia and the Philippines. They are a generally large white-eyes, ranging in size from 12–14 cm in length and weighing between 14-30 g. The species generally have restricted distributions, being restricted to a single island or a few islands, but no species is considered to be globally threatened.


It contains the following species:

Crested White-eye (Hartert, 1896) (Lophozosterops dohertyi)
Mindanao White-eye (Hartert, 1903) (Lophozosterops goodfellowi)
Mees's White-eye (Horsfield, 1821) (Lophozosterops javanicus)
Grey-hooded White-eye (Stresemann, 1912) (Lophozosterops pinaiae)
Streak-headed White-eye (Hartert, 1896) (Lophozosterops squamiceps)
Cream-browed White-eye (Hartert, 1897) (Lophozosterops superciliaris)
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