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Otus  Pennant, 1769
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177855

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Mimizuku Hachisuka, 1934
 
  Common Name(s): Scops-Owls [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2018   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderStrigiformes  – Owls, chouettes, engoulevents, hiboux, Goatsuckers  
                            FamilyStrigidae  – Typical Owls, strigidés, Owls  
                               SubfamilyStriginae   
                                  GenusOtus Pennant, 1769 – Scops-Owls  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesOtus alfredi (Hartert, 1897) – Flores Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus alius Rasmussen, 1998 – Nicobar Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus angelinae (Finsch, 1912) – Javan Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus bakkamoena Pennant, 1769 – Collared Scops Owl, Indian Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus balli (Hume, 1873) – Andaman Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus beccarii (Salvadori, 1876) – Biak Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus brookii (Sharpe, 1892) – Rajah Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus brucei (Hume, 1872) – Pallid Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus capnodes (Gurney, 1889) – Anjouan Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus collari Lambert & Rasmussen, 1998 – Sangihe Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus cyprius (Madarász, 1901) – Cyprus Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus elegans (Cassin, 1852) – Ryukyu Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus enganensis Riley, 1927 – Enggano Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus everetti (Tweeddale, 1879) – Everett's Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus fuliginosus (Sharpe, 1888) – Palawan Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus gurneyi (Tweeddale, 1879) – Giant Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus hartlaubi (Giebel, 1872) – Sao Tome Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus icterorhynchus (Shelley, 1873) – Sandy Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus insularis (Tristram, 1880) – Seychelles Owl, Seychelles Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus ireneae Ripley, 1966 – Morden's Owlet, Sokoke, Sokoke Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus jolandae Sangster, B. F. King, Verbelen & Trainor, 2013 – Rinjani Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus lempiji (Horsfield, 1821) – Sunda Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus lettia (Hodgson, 1836) – Collared Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus longicornis (Ogilvie-Grant, 1894) – Luzon Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus madagascariensis (A. Grandidier, 1867) – Torotoroka Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus magicus (S. Müller, 1841) – Moluccan Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus manadensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) – Sulawesi Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus mantananensis (Sharpe, 1892) – Mantanani Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus mayottensis Benson, 1960 – Mayotte Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus megalotis (Walden, 1875) – Philippine Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus mentawi Chasen & Kloss, 1926 – Mentawai Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus mindorensis (J. Whitehead, 1899) – Mindoro Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus mirus Ripley & Rabor, 1968 – Mindanao Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus moheliensis Lafontaine & Moulaert, 1998 – Moheli Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus nigrorum Rand, 1950 – Negros Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus pamelae Bates, 1937 – Arabian Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus pauliani Benson, 1960 – Karthala Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus pembaensis Pakenham, 1937 – Pemba Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus rufescens (Horsfield, 1821) – Reddish Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus rutilus (Pucheran, 1849) – Rainforest Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus sagittatus (Cassin, 1849) – White-fronted Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus scops (Linnaeus, 1758) – Eurasian Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus semitorques Temminck & Schlegel, 1844 – Japanese Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus senegalensis (Swainson, 1837) – African Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus siaoensis (Schlegel, 1873) – Siau Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus silvicola (Wallace, 1864) – Wallace's Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus socotranus (Ogilvie-Grant & H. O. Forbes, 1899) – Socotra Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus spilocephalus (Blyth, 1846) – Mountain Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus sulaensis (Hartert, 1898) – Sula Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus sunia (Hodgson, 1836) – Oriental Scops-Owl, Oriental Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus thilohoffmanni Warakagoda & Rasmussen, 2004 – Serendib Scops Owl 
                                     SpeciesOtus umbra (Richmond, 1903) – Simeulue Scops Owl 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Otus    
       
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Otus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  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 http://www.worldbirdnames.org [Accessed 22 January, 2018]   
  Reference for: Otus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Otus   
       
  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 http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Otus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Otus   
       

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