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Asio Brisson 1760 (true owl)

Reptilia - Strigiformes - Strigidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 161528

Synonyms: Noctua Gmelin 1771 (no. 372848), Nyctalops Wagler 1832 (no. 372224)

Parent taxon: Strigidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Aegolius, Athene, Bubo, Ciccaba, Glaucidium, Grallistrix, Ketupa, Margarobyas, Mascarenotus, Megascops, Micrathene, Necrobyas, Ninox, Oraristrix, Ornimegalonyx, Otus, Sceloglaux, Speotyto, Strigogyps, Strix, Surnia

Subtaxa: Asio flammeus, Asio henrici, Asio madagascariensis, Asio otus, Asio priscus, Asio stygius

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Ecology: volant carnivore-insectivore