PaleoDB taxon number: 334584
Full reference: M. Pavia. 2004. A new large barn owl (Aves, Strigiformes, Tytonidae) from the Middle Pleistocene of Sicily, Italy, and its taphonomical significance. Geobios 37:631-641
Type specimen: MPUR 5218, a limb element (femur). Its type locality is Spinagallo Cave, which is in a Pleistocene cave breccia in Italy.
Ecology: volant carnivore