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Tyto pollens Wetmore 1937 (Bahama barn owl)

PaleoDB taxon number: 372343

Synonym: Tyto riveroi Arredondo 1972 (taxon 373819)

Full reference: A. Wetmore. 1937. Bird remains from cave deposits on Great Exuma Island in the Bahamas. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 80:427-441

Belongs to Tyto according to J. A. Oswald and D. W. Steadman 2018

Sister taxa: Tyto alba, Tyto balearica, Tyto cavatica, Tyto cravesae, Tyto glaucops, Tyto letocarti, Tyto mourerchauvireae, Tyto noeli, Tyto novaehollandiae, Tyto ostologa

Type specimens:

  • Tyto pollens: MCZ 2262, a set of limb elements (left femur). Its type locality is Upper Pasture Cave, Little Exuma, which is in a Pleistocene cave limestone in the Bahamas.
  • Tyto riveroi: