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

Reptilia - Strigiformes - Strigidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 230365

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 frutuosoi, Otus guildayi, Otus lempiji, Otus manadensis, Otus mauli, Otus rutilus, Otus scops, Otus wintershofensis

Type specimen: CM 8040, a limb element (tarsometatarsus)

Ecology: volant carnivore-insectivore