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Mascarenotus grucheti Mourer-Chauviré et al. 1994 (Gruchet's Mascarene owl)

PaleoDB taxon number: 371450

Full reference: C. Mourer-Chauviré, R. Bour, F. Moutou and S. Ribes. 1994. Mascarenotus nov. gen. (Aves, Strigiformes), genre endémique éteint des Mascareignes et M. grucheti n. sp., espèce éteinte de La Réunion. Comptes Rendus de I'Academie des Sciences de Paris 318:1699-1706

Belongs to Mascarenotus according to C. Mourer-Chauviré et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Mascarenotus murivorus, Mascarenotus sauzieri

Type specimen: MNHN LAC 1993-49, a set of limb elements (right tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Grotte des Premiers Francais, bed 5, which is in a Holocene cave horizon in Reunion.