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Tyto furcata  (Temminck, 1827)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1063228

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Tyto alba furcata (Temminck, 1827)
  Common Name(s): American Barn Owl [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderStrigiformes  – Owls, chouettes, engoulevents, hiboux, Goatsuckers  
                            FamilyTytonidae  – Barn-Owls  
                                  GenusTyto Billberg, 1828 – Barn-Owls  
                                     SpeciesTyto furcata (Temminck, 1827) – American Barn Owl  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Tyto furcata bargei (Hartert, 1892)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto furcata bondi Parkes & A. R. Phillips, 1978  
                                        Subspecies Tyto furcata contempta (Hartert, 1898)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto furcata furcata (Temminck, 1827)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto furcata guatemalae (Ridgway, 1874)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto furcata hellmayri Griscom & Greenway, 1937  
                                        Subspecies Tyto furcata insularis (Pelzeln, 1872)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto furcata nigrescens (Lawrence, 1878)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto furcata niveicauda Parkes & A. R. Phillips, 1978  
                                        Subspecies Tyto furcata pratincola (Bonaparte, 1838)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto furcata punctatissima (Gould & G. R. Gray, 1838)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto furcata tuidara (J. E. Gray, 1828)  

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  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 8.1), website (version 8.1), website (version 8.1)  
  Acquired: 2018   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2018. IOC World Bird List (v 8.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.8.1. Available at [Accessed 22 January, 2018]   
  Reference for: Tyto furcata   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2017.06.15, website (version 15-Jun-17)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    Middle America  
    North America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  






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