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Tyto alba  (Scopoli, 1769)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177851

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Common Barn-Owl [English]
    Lechuza de campanario [Spanish]
    Barn Owl [English]
    effraie de clochers [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          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 alba (Scopoli, 1769) – Common Barn-Owl, Lechuza de campanario, Barn Owl, effraie de clochers  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba affinis (Blyth, 1862)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba alba (Scopoli, 1769)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba bargei (Hartert, 1892)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba bondi Parkes & A. R. Phillips, 1978  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba contempta (Hartert, 1898)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba crassirostris Mayr, 1935  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba delicatula (Gould, 1837)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba deroepstorffi (Hume, 1875)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba detorta Hartert, 1913  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba erlangeri W. L. Sclater, 1921  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba ernesti (O. Kleinschmidt, 1901)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba furcata (Temminck, 1827)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba gracilirostris (Hartert, 1905)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba guatemalae (Ridgway, 1874)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba guttata (C. L. Brehm, 1831)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba hellmayri Griscom & Greenway, 1937  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba hypermetra Grote, 1928  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba insularis (Pelzeln, 1872)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba javanica (Gmelin, 1788)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba lucayana Riley, 1913  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba meeki (Rothschild & Hartert, 1907)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba nigrescens (Lawrence, 1878)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba niveicauda Parkes & A. R. Phillips, 1978  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba poensis (Fraser, 1843)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba pratincola (Bonaparte, 1838)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba punctatissima (G. R. Gray, 1839)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba schmitzi (Hartert, 1900)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba stertens Hartert, 1929  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba subandeana L. Kelso, 1938  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba sumbaensis (Hartert, 1897)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba thomensis (Hartlaub, 1852)  
                                        Subspecies Tyto alba tuidara (J. E. Gray, 1829)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Tyto alba    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Tyto alba    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Barn Owl[English], effraie de clochers [French]   
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2005), website (version Jul-2005)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "LIST OF THE 2,037 BIRD SPECIES (WITH SCIENTIFIC AND ENGLISH NAMES) KNOWN FROM THE A.O.U. CHECK-LIST AREA" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-46), maintained at   
  Reference for: Barn Owl[English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Lechuza de campanario[Spanish]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tyto alba   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.08.07, website (version 07-Aug-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: "Zoonomen Nomenclatural data" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Tyto alba   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Tyto alba   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Tyto alba   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Tyto alba, Barn Owl [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  






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