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Otus guildayi Brodkorb and Mourer-Chauvire 1984 (scops owl)

Reptilia - Strigiformes - Strigidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 230364

Full reference: P. Brodkorb and C. Mourer-Chauvire. 1984. Pleistocene Birds from Cumberland Cave, Maryland. Special Publication of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History 8:39-43

Belongs to Otus according to P. Brodkorb and C. Mourer-Chauvire 1984

Sister taxa: Otus flammeolus, Otus frutuosoi, Otus guidlayi, Otus lempiji, Otus manadensis, Otus mauli, Otus rutilus, Otus scops, Otus wintershofensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cumberland Cave, which is in an Irvingtonian cave horizon in Maryland

Ecology: volant carnivore-insectivore