Tyto Billberg 1828 (barn owl)

Aves - Strigiformes - Tytonidae

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

See also Burney et al. 2008, Carroll 1988, Guthrie 1992, Lambrecht 1933, Meijer et al. 2013 and Olson 1985

Sister taxa: Phodilinae, Prosybris, Tytoninae

Subtaxa: Tyto alba Tyto balearica Tyto cavatica Tyto cravesae Tyto glaucops Tyto letocarti Tyto mourerchauvireae Tyto noeli Tyto novaehollandiae Tyto ostologa Tyto pollens

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Ecology: volant carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (1 collection), Australia (6), the Bahamas (7), Cuba (3), the Dominican Republic (1), Ecuador (2), France (1), Greece (11), Haiti (2), Indonesia (5), Italy (1), Madagascar (3), Mexico (1), New Caledonia (6), Niue (7), Papua New Guinea (2), Peru (1), the Seychelles (1), Spain (4), Tonga (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (25: California, Florida, New Mexico, Texas), Vanuatu (1), Venezuela (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1), Spain (2)

• Pliocene of Spain (2)

• Miocene of Slovakia (1)

Total: 104 collections including 114 occurrences

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