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Bubo scandiacus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 686683

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Bubo virginianus wapacuthu (Gmelin, 1788)
    Nyctea scandiaca (Linnaeus, 1758)
  Common Name(s): Snowy Owl [English]
    harfang des neiges [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 scandiacus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Snowy Owl, harfang des neiges  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Snowy Owl[English]   
  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: Snowy 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: Bubo scandiacus   
  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: Bubo scandiacus   

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