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Bubo virginianus  (Gmelin, 1788)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 177884

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Búho cornudo [Spanish]
    Great Horned Owl [English]
    grand-duc d'Amérique [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  
                            FamilyStrigidae  – Typical Owls, strigidés, Owls  
                                  GenusBubo Dumeril, 1805 – Horned Owls  
                                     SpeciesBubo virginianus (Gmelin, 1788) – Búho cornudo, Great Horned Owl, grand-duc d'Amérique  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Bubo virginianus algistus (Oberholser, 1904)  
                                        Subspecies Bubo virginianus elachistus Brewster, 1902  
                                        Subspecies Bubo virginianus heterocnemis (Oberholser, 1904)  
                                        Subspecies Bubo virginianus lagophonus (Oberholser, 1904)  
                                        Subspecies Bubo virginianus mayensis Nelson, 1901  
                                        Subspecies Bubo virginianus mesembrinus (Oberholser, 1904)  
                                        Subspecies Bubo virginianus nacurutu (Vieillot, 1817)  
                                        Subspecies Bubo virginianus nigrescens Berlepsch, 1884  
                                        Subspecies Bubo virginianus pacificus Cassin, 1854  
                                        Subspecies Bubo virginianus pallescens Stone, 1897  
                                        Subspecies Bubo virginianus saturatus Ridgway, 1877  
                                        Subspecies Bubo virginianus subarcticus Hoy, 1853  
                                        Subspecies Bubo virginianus virginianus (Gmelin, 1788)  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Bubo virginianus    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Bubo virginianus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Great Horned Owl[English], grand-duc d'Amérique [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: Great Horned Owl[English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Búho cornudo[Spanish]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Bubo virginianus   
  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: Bubo virginianus   
  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: Bubo virginianus   
  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: Bubo virginianus   
  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: Bubo virginianus, Great Horned Owl [English]   

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






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