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Taxon profile

family

owls
Strigidae Leach, 1820

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Strigiformes - owls

Included taxa

Number of records: 34

genus Aegolius Kaup, 1829
genus Asio Brisson, 1760
genus Athene Boie, 1822
genus Bubo Duméril, 1805
genus Ciccaba Wagler, 1832
genus Glaucidium Boie, 1826
genus Gymnoglaux Cabanis, 1855
genus Jubula Bates, 1929
genus Ketupa Lesson, 1830
genus Lophostrix Lesson, 1836
genus Margarobyas Olson & Suárez, 2008
genus Mascarenotus Mourer-Chauviré, Bour, Moutou & Ribes, 1994
genus Megascops Kaup, 1848
genus Micrathene Coues, 1866
genus Mimizuku Hachisuka, 1934
genus Nesasio J. L. Peters, 1937
genus Ninox Hodgson, 1837
genus Otus Pennant, 1769
genus Pseudoscops Kaup, 1848
genus Psiloscops Coues, 1899
genus Ptilopsis Kaup, 1851
genus Pulsatrix Kaup, 1848
genus Pyrroglaux Yamashina, 1938
genus Sceloglaux Kaup, 1848
genus Scotopelia Bonaparte, 1850
genus Strix Linnaeus, 1758
genus Surnia Duméril, 1805
genus Uroglaux Mayr, 1937
genus Xenoglaux O'Neill & G. R. Graves, 1977

Fossil taxa

genus Alasio Mlíkovský, 1998
genus Grallistrix Olson & James, 1991
genus Intulula Mlíkovský, 1998
genus Mioglaux Mlíkovský, 1998
genus Ornimegalonyx Arredondo, 1958

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [c48b591f-cda4-4cfc-9f56-e79eab8b497c]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Strigidae]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Strigidae]
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Strigidae Leach 1820]
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Strigidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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extinct taxon