Strix Linnaeus 1758 (true owl)

Aves - Strigiformes - Strigidae

Synonym: Syrnium Savigny 1809

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

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

See also Carroll 1988, Lambrecht 1933, Olson 1985, Parmalee 1992 and 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, Surnia

Subtaxa: Strix aluco Strix antiqua Strix brevis Strix collongensis Strix dakota Strix edwardsi Strix ignota Strix leptogrammica Strix melitensis Strix nebulosa Strix occidentalis Strix perpasta Strix sancti Strix uralensis Strix varia

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Ecology: volant carnivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), Japan (1), Malaysia (1), Monaco (1), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (15: Alabama, Florida, New Mexico, Ohio, Tennessee)

• Miocene of Hungary (1), United States (1: South Dakota)

Total: 25 collections including 26 occurrences

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