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Athene cunicularia  (Molina, 1782)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177946

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Speotyto cunicularia (Molina, 1782)
    Strix cunicularia Molina, 1782
  Common Name(s): Tecolote llanero [Spanish]
    Burrowing Owl [English]
    chevêche des terriers [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                  GenusAthene F. Boie, 1822 – Burrowing Owls  
                                     SpeciesAthene cunicularia (Molina, 1782) – Tecolote llanero, Burrowing Owl, chevêche des terriers  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia amaura (Lawrence, 1878)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia boliviana (L. Kelso, 1939)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia brachyptera (Richmond, 1896)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia carrikeri (Stone, 1922)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia cunicularia (Molina, 1782)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia floridana (Ridgway, 1874)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia grallaria (Temminck, 1822)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia guadeloupensis (Ridgway, 1874)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia guantanamensis (Garrido, 2001)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia hypugaea (Bonaparte, 1825)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia juninensis (von Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1902)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia minor (Cory, 1918)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia nanodes (von Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1892)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia partridgei Olrog, 1976  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia pichinchae (von Boetticher, 1929)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia rostrata (C. H. Townsend, 1890)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia tolimae (Stone, 1899)  
                                        SubspeciesAthene cunicularia troglodytes (Wetmore & Swales, 1931)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Athene cunicularia    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Athene cunicularia    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Burrowing Owl[English], chevêche des terriers [French]   
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2005), website (version Jul-2005)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "LIST OF THE 2,037 BIRD SPECIES (WITH SCIENTIFIC AND ENGLISH NAMES) KNOWN FROM THE A.O.U. CHECK-LIST AREA" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-46), maintained at   
  Reference for: Burrowing Owl[English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Tecolote llanero[Spanish]   
  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: Athene cunicularia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Athene cunicularia   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2017.06.15, website (version 15-Jun-17)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Athene cunicularia   
  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: Athene cunicularia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright   
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Athene cunicularia, Burrowing Owl [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
    South America  
    Middle America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  






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