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Aegolius gradyi Olson 2012 (owl)

Reptilia - Strigiformes - Strigidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 289805

Full reference: S. L. Olson. 2012. A new species of small owl of the genus Aegolius (Aves: Strigidae) from Quaternary deposits on Bermuda. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 125(2):97-105

Belongs to Aegolius according to S. L. Olson 2012

Sister taxa: Aegolius acadicus, Aegolius funereus, Aegolius martae

Type specimen: USNM 525260, a limb element (left tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Wilkinson Quarry Site UWQ1, which is in a Pleistocene fissure fill horizon in Bermuda.

Ecology: volant carnivore-insectivore