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genus

Aegotheles Vigors & Horsfield, 1827

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Caprimulgiformes - goatsuckers »  family Aegothelidae - owlet-nightjars

Included taxa

Number of records: 11

species Aegotheles affinis Salvadori, 1876
species Aegotheles albertisi P. L. Sclater, 1874 - Mountain Owlet-nightjar
species Aegotheles archboldi Rand, 1941 - Archbold's Owlet-nightjar
species Aegotheles bennettii Salvadori & Albertis, 1875 - Barred Owlet-nightjar
species Aegotheles crinifrons (Bonaparte, 1850) - Moluccan or Long-whiskered Owlet-nightjar
species Aegotheles cristatus (Shaw, 1790) - Australian Owlet-nightjar
species Aegotheles insignis Salvadori, 1875 - Feline Owlet-nightjar
species Aegotheles novaezealandiae (Scarlett, 1968)
species Aegotheles savesi E. L. Layard & E. L. C. Layard, 1881 - New Caledonian Owlet-nightjar
species Aegotheles tatei Rand, 1941 - Spangled Owlet-nightjar
species Aegotheles wallacii G. R. Gray, 1859 - Wallace's Owlet-nightjar

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [5e75d707-62d2-44d6-95d1-d1c6492b787c]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Aegotheles Vigors & Horsfield, 1827]
Data retrieved on: 31 January 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Aegotheles Vigors & Horsfield, 1827]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017

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Explanations

extinct taxon