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Athene noctua  (Scopoli, 1769)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 555471

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Strix noctua Scopoli, 1769
  Common Name(s): Little Owl [English]
  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  
                                  GenusAthene F. Boie, 1822 – Burrowing Owls  
                                     SpeciesAthene noctua (Scopoli, 1769) – Little Owl  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Athene noctua bactriana Blyth, 1847  
                                        Subspecies Athene noctua glaux (Savigny, 1809)  
                                        Subspecies Athene noctua impasta Bangs & J. L. Peters, 1928  
                                        Subspecies Athene noctua indigena C. L. Brehm, 1855  
                                        Subspecies Athene noctua lilith Hartert, 1913  
                                        Subspecies Athene noctua ludlowi E. C. S. Baker, 1926  
                                        Subspecies Athene noctua noctua (Scopoli, 1769)  
                                        Subspecies Athene noctua orientalis Severtsov, 1873  
                                        Subspecies Athene noctua plumipes Swinhoe, 1870  
                                        Subspecies Athene noctua saharae (O. Kleinschmidt, 1909)  
                                        Subspecies Athene noctua somaliensis Reichenow, 1905  
                                        Subspecies Athene noctua spilogastra Heuglin, 1869  
                                        Subspecies Athene noctua vidalii A. E. Brehm, 1857  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Athene noctua    
  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 [Accessed 22 January, 2018]   
  Reference for: Athene noctua   
  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   
  Reference for: Athene noctua   
  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: Athene noctua, Little Owl [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  






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