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genus

Tyto Billberg, 1828

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Strigiformes - owls »  family Tytonidae - barn owls »  subfamily Tytoninae

Scientific synonyms

Aluco Fleming, 1822
Dactylostrix Kaup, 1852
Eustrinx Webb, Berthelot & Moquin-Tandon, 1841
Flammea Fournel, 1836
Glaucostrix G.R. Gray, 1855
Glaux Blyth, 1851
Glyphidiura Reichenbach, 1850
Hybris Nitzsch, 1833
Megastrix Kaup, 1848
Scelostrix Kaup, 1852

Included taxa

Number of records: 27

species Tyto alba (Scopoli, 1769) - Barn Owl

Tyto alba

species Tyto almae Jønsson, Poulsen, Haryoko, Reeve & Fabre, 2013 - Seram Masked Owl
species Tyto aurantia (Salvadori, 1881) - New Britain Masked Owl
species Tyto capensis (A. Smith, 1834) - African Grass Owl
species Tyto glaucops (Kaup, 1852) - Ashy-faced Owl

Tyto glaucops

species Tyto inexspectata (Schlegel, 1879) - Minahassa Owl
species Tyto longimembris (Jerdon, 1839) - Australasian Grass Owl

Tyto longimembris

species Tyto manusi Rothschild & Hartert, 1914 - Manus Owl
species Tyto multipunctata Mathews, 1912 - Lesser Sooty Owl
species Tyto nigrobrunnea Neumann, 1939 - Taliabu Owl
species Tyto novaehollandiae (Stephens, 1826) - Australian Masked Owl

Tyto novaehollandiae

species Tyto rosenbergii (Schlegel, 1866) - Sulawesi Owl
species Tyto sororcula (P. L. Sclater, 1883) - Lesser Masked Owl
species Tyto soumagnei (A. Grandidier, 1878) - Madagascar Red Owl
species Tyto tenebricosa (Gould, 1845) - Greater Sooty Owl

Fossil taxa

species Tyto balearica Mourer-Chauviré, Alcover, Moyà & Pons, 1980
species Tyto cavatica Wetmore, 1920
species Tyto gigantea Ballmann, 1973
species Tyto jinniushanensis Hou, 1993
species Tyto mourerchauvireae Pavia, 2004
species Tyto neddi Steadman & Hilgartner, 1999
species Tyto noeli Arredondo, 1972
species Tyto ostologa Wetmore, 1922
species Tyto pollens Wetmore, 1937
species Tyto riveroi Arredondo, 1972
species Tyto robusta Ballmann, 1973
species Tyto sanctialbani (Lydekker, 1893)

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [97bc55da-8870-45ac-a828-97787740ad61]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Tyto Billberg, 1828]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [9921ea46-989e-4d8c-80c8-c1fa1f473a47]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Megastrix Kaup, 1848]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 10.2 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Tyto Billberg, 1828]
Data retrieved on: 1 August 2020

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extinct taxon