13 36 077 Rukia ruki
Teardrop White-eye (Rukia ruki)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Zosteropidae
Genus Rukia

Rukia is a genus of white-eyes in the Zosteropidae family. Its two members are found in the Federated States of Micronesia on the island of Pohnpei and the Faichuk group of the Chuuk islands.

The olive-colored white-eye (Zosterops oleagineus) of Yap is traditionally included in this genus as Rukia oleaginea.


It contains the following species:

Long-billed White-eye (Taka-Tsukasa & Yamashina, 1931) (Rukia longirostra)
Teardrop White-eye (Hartert, 1897) (Rukia ruki)
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