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Megascops asio  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 686658

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Otus asio (Linnaeus, 1758)
  Common Name(s): Tecolote oriental [Spanish]
    petit-duc maculé [French]
    Eastern Screech-Owl [English]
    Eastern Screech 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  
                                  GenusMegascops Kaup, 1848  
                                     SpeciesMegascops asio (Linnaeus, 1758) – Tecolote oriental, petit-duc maculé, Eastern Screech-Owl, Eastern Screech Owl  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Megascops asio asio (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                        Subspecies Megascops asio floridanus (Ridgway, 1874)  
                                        Subspecies Megascops asio hasbroucki (Ridgway, 1914)  
                                        Subspecies Megascops asio maxwelliae (Ridgway, 1877)  
                                        Subspecies Megascops asio mccallii (Cassin, 1854)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Eastern Screech-Owl[English]   
  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: Megascops asio   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, Richard C., C. Cicero, J. L. Dunn, A. W. Kratter, P. C. Rasmussen, J. V. Remsen, Jr., et al.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Forty-fourth supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American Birds   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Auk, vol. 120, no. 3   
  Page(s): 923-931   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0004-8038   
  Reference for: Megascops asio, Eastern Screech-Owl [English]   
  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: Megascops asio, Eastern Screech Owl [English]   

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