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Tyto  Billberg, 1828
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177850

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Barn-Owls [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2018   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderStrigiformes  – Owls, chouettes, engoulevents, hiboux, Goatsuckers  
                            FamilyTytonidae  – Barn-Owls  
                                  GenusTyto Billberg, 1828 – Barn-Owls  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesTyto alba (Scopoli, 1769) – Common Barn-Owl, Lechuza de campanario, Barn Owl, effraie de clochers, Western Barn Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto aurantia (Salvadori, 1881) – Golden Masked Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto capensis (A. Smith, 1834) – Grass Owl, African Grass Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto deroepstorffi (Hume, 1875) – Andaman Masked Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto furcata (Temminck, 1827) – American Barn Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto glaucops (Kaup, 1852) – Ashy-faced Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto inexspectata (Schlegel, 1879) – Minahassa Masked Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto javanica (J. F. Gmelin, 1788) – Eastern Barn Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto longimembris (Jerdon, 1839) – Eastern Grass Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto manusi Rothschild & Hartert, 1914 – Manus Masked Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto multipunctata Mathews, 1912 – Lesser Sooty Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto nigrobrunnea Neumann, 1939 – Taliabu Masked Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto novaehollandiae (Stephens, 1826) – Australian Masked Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto rosenbergii (Schlegel, 1866) – Sulawesi Masked Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto sororcula (P. L. Sclater, 1883) – Moluccan Masked Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto soumagnei (A. Grandidier, 1878) – Madagascar Red Owl, Red Owl 
                                     SpeciesTyto tenebricosa (Gould, 1845) – Greater Sooty Owl 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Tyto    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Tyto    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 8.1), website (version 8.1), website (version 8.1)  
  Acquired: 2018   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2018. IOC World Bird List (v 8.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.8.1. Available at [Accessed 22 January, 2018]   
  Reference for: Tyto   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tyto   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.08.07, website (version 07-Aug-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Tyto   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner   
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Tyto   

 Geographic Information
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