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Otus frutuosoi Rando et al. 2013 (São Miguel scops owl)

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

Belongs to Otus according to J. C. Rando et al. 2013

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

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.