Taxon profile


Athene Boie, 1822

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

Scientific synonyms

Heteroglaux Hume, 1873

Included taxa

Number of records: 10

species Athene blewitti (Hume, 1873) - Forest Owlet
species Athene brama (Temminck, 1821) - Spotted Owlet

Athene brama

species Athene cunicularia (Molina, 1782) - Burrowing Owl

Athene cunicularia

species Athene jacquinoti Bonaparte, 1850 - Solomon Hawk Owl
species Athene noctua (Scopoli, 1769) - Little Owl

Athene noctua

species Athene superciliaris (Vieillot, 1817) - White-browed Owl

Fossil taxa

species Athene angelis Mourer-Chauviré, Salotti, Pereira, Quinif, Courtois, Dubois & La Milza, 1997
species Athene cretensis Weesie, 1982
species Athene megalopeza Ford, 1966
species Athene trinacriae Pavia & Mourer-Chauviré, 2002

Links and literature

EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Athene Boie, F, 1822]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021

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