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Strix Linnaeus 1758 (true owl)

Reptilia - Strigiformes - Strigidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39404

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Strigidae according to P. W. Parmalee 1992

Sister taxa: Aegolius, Asio, Athene, Bubo, Glaucidium, Grallistrix, Micrathene, Necrobyas, Ornimegalonyx, Otus, Sceloglaux, Speotyto, Strigogyps, Surnia

Subtaxa: Strix brevis, Strix collongensis, Strix dakota, Strix perpasta, Strix varia

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Ecology: volant carnivore-insectivore