Aegolius Kaup 1829 (true owl)

Aves - Strigiformes - Strigidae

Parent taxon: Strigidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Olson 2012 and Parmalee and Klippel 1982

Sister taxa: Asio, Athene, Bubo, Ciccaba, Glaucidium, Grallistrix, Ketupa, Margarobyas, Mascarenotus, Megascops, Micrathene, Necrobyas, Ninox, Oraristrix, Ornimegalonyx, Otus, Sceloglaux, Speotyto, Strigogyps, Strix, Surnia

Subtaxa: Aegolius acadicus Aegolius funereus Aegolius gradyi Aegolius martae

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Ecology: volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Bermuda (1 collection), Greece (5), Italy (2), United States (5: Florida, Tennessee, Virginia, Wyoming)

Total: 13 collections including 15 occurrences

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