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†family Protostrigidae Wetmore 1933 (owl)

Reptilia - Strigiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 39400

Full reference: A. Wetmore. 1933. The status of Minerva antiqua, Aquila ferox and Aquila lydekkeri as fossil birds. American Museum Novitates 680:1-4

Parent taxon: Strigiformes according to A. Wetmore 1960

Sister taxa: Bubonidae, Heterostrigidae, Ogygoptyngidae, Sophiornithidae, Strigidae, Tytonidae

Subtaxa: Eostrix, Protostrix

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Type: Protostrix

Ecology: volant carnivore