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Strix  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177920

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Ciccaba Wagler, 1832
  Common Name(s): Earless 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  
                            FamilyStrigidae  – Typical Owls, strigidés, Owls  
                                  GenusStrix Linnaeus, 1758 – Earless Owls  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesStrix albitarsis (Bonaparte, 1850) – Rufous-banded Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix aluco Linnaeus, 1758 – Tawny Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix butleri (Hume, 1878) – Hume's Owl, Omani Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix chacoensis Cherrie & Reichenberger, 1921 – Chaco Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix davidi (Sharpe, 1875) – Pere David's Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix fulvescens (P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1868) – Búho leonado, Fulvous Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix hadorami Kirwan, Schweizer & Copete, 2015 – Desert Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix huhula Daudin, 1800 – Black-banded Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix hylophila Temminck, 1825 – Rusty-barred Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix leptogrammica Temminck, 1832 – Brown Wood Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix nebulosa J. R. Forster, 1772 – Great Gray Owl, chouette lapone, Great Grey Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix nigrolineata (P. L. Sclater, 1859) – Black-and-white Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix nivicolum (Blyth, 1845) – Himalayan Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix occidentalis (Xántus de Vésey, 1860) – Búho manchado, Spotted Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix ocellata (R. Lesson, 1839) – Mottled Wood Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix rufipes P. P. King, 1827 – Rufous-legged Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix sartorii (Ridgway, 1874) – Cinereous Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix seloputo Horsfield, 1821 – Spotted Wood Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix uralensis Pallas, 1771 – Ural Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix varia Barton, 1799 – Búho listado, Barred Owl, chouette rayée 
                                     SpeciesStrix virgata (Cassin, 1849) – Búho café, Mottled Owl 
                                     SpeciesStrix woodfordii (A. Smith, 1834) – African Wood Owl 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Strix    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Strix    
  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: Strix   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Strix   
  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: Strix   
  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: Strix   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Linnaeus, Carolus   
  Publication Date: 1758   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis, 10th Edition, vol. 1   
  Page(s): 824   
  Publisher: Laurentii Salvii   
  Publication Place: Holmiae (Stockholm, Sweden)   
  Notes: Available online at and   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
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