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Bubo virginianus (great horned owl)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Strigidae

Taxonomy
Strix virginiana was named by Gmelin (1788). It is extant.

It was recombined as Bubo virginianus by Hay (1902), Schultz and Howard (1935), Broughton (2004), Kilmer and Steadman (2016) and Clements et al. (2017).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1788Strix virginiana Gmelin
1902Bubo virginianus Hay p. 536
1935Bubo virginianus Schultz and Howard p. 277
2004Bubo virginianus Broughton p. 29
2016Bubo virginianus Kilmer and Steadman p. 27 fig. 22B,D
2017Bubo virginianus Clements et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
RankNameAuthor
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithurae
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
NeoavesSibley et al. 1988
Terrestrornithes
Dendrornithes
RaptoresBaird 1858
superorderFalconimorphae
orderStrigiformesWagler 1830
familyStrigidaeVigors 1825
genusBuboDumeril 1806
speciesvirginianus(Gmelin 1788)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available