PaleoDB taxon number: 371868
Full reference: J. C. Rando, J. A. Alcover, S. L. Olson and H. Pieper. 2013. A new species of extinct scops owl (Aves: Strigiformes: Strigidae: Otus) from São Miguel Island (Azores Archipelago, North Atlantic Ocean). Zootaxa 3647:343-357
Type specimen: MCMa 1779.012, a set of limb elements (right tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Gruta de Água de Pau, São Miguel Island, which is in a Holocene cave siliciclastic in Portugal.