Surnia Duméril 1806 (northern hawk owl)

Aves - Strigiformes - Strigidae

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

See also Parmalee and Klippel 1982

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

Subtaxa: Surnia ulula

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Ecology: volant carnivore-insectivore


• Quaternary of Hungary (1 collection), Italy (2), United States (2: Tennessee, Wyoming)

• Pliocene of Hungary (2)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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