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Megascops  Kaup, 1848
Taxonomic Serial No.: 686641

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Gymnoglaux Cabanis, 1855
    Gymnasio Bonaparte, 1854
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2018   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderStrigiformes  – Owls, chouettes, engoulevents, hiboux, Goatsuckers  
                            FamilyStrigidae  – Typical Owls, strigidés, Owls  
                                  GenusMegascops Kaup, 1848  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Megascops albogularis (Cassin, 1849) – White-throated Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops asio (Linnaeus, 1758) – Tecolote oriental, petit-duc maculé, Eastern Screech-Owl, Eastern Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops atricapilla (Temminck, 1822) – Black-capped Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops barbarus (P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1868) – Bearded Screech-Owl, Tecolote barbudo, Bearded Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops centralis (Hekstra, 1982) – Choco Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops choliba (Vieillot, 1817) – Tropical Screech-Owl, Tropical Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops clarkii (L. Kelso & E. H. Kelso, 1935) – Bare-shanked Screech-Owl, Bare-shanked Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops colombianus (Traylor, 1952) – Colombian Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops cooperi (Ridgway, 1878) – Pacific Screech-Owl, Pacific Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops guatemalae (Sharpe, 1875) – Vermiculated Screech-Owl, Vermiculated Screech Owl, Middle American Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops hoyi (C. König & Straneck, 1989) – Yungas Screech Owl, Hoy's Screech Owl, Montane Forest Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops ingens (Salvin, 1897) – Rufescent Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops kennicottii (D. G. Elliot, 1867) – Tecolote occidental, Western Screech-Owl, Western Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops koepckeae (Hekstra, 1982) – Koepcke's Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops marshalli (Weske & Terborgh, 1981) – Cloud-forest Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops napensis (Chapman, 1928) – Napo Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops nudipes (Daudin, 1800) – Puerto Rican Screech-Owl, Puerto Rican Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops petersoni (Fitzpatrick & O'Neill, 1986) – Cinnamon Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops roboratus (Bangs & Noble, 1918) – West Peruvian Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops roraimae (Salvin, 1897) – Roraiman Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops sanctaecatarinae (Salvin, 1897) – Long-tufted Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops seductus (R. T. Moore, 1941) – Balsas Screech-Owl, Balsas Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops trichopsis (Wagler, 1832) – Tecolote rítmico, Whiskered Screech-Owl, Whiskered Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops vermiculatus Ridgway, 1887 – Vermiculated Screech Owl 
                                     Species Megascops watsonii (Cassin, 1849) – Tawny-bellied Screech Owl 

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  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: Megascops   
  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   
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