Asio Brisson 1760 (true owl)

Aves - Strigiformes - Strigidae

Synonyms: Noctua Gmelin 1771, Nyctalops Wagler 1832

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

See also Guthrie 1992, Lambrecht 1933, Olson and James 1982 and Schultz and Howard 1935

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

Subtaxa: Asio flammeus Asio henrici Asio madagascariensis Asio otus Asio priscus Asio stygius

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Ecology: volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Dominican Republic (2 collections), Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (1), Greece (3), Hungary (2), Italy (3), Madagascar (1), Peru (1), Portugal (1), Romania (2), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (19: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, New Mexico, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene of Ukraine (1)

Total: 40 collections including 45 occurrences

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