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Strix Linnaeus 1758 (true owl)

Reptilia - Strigiformes - Strigidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39404

Synonym: Syrnium Savigny 1809 (taxon 369183)

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 J. F. Clements et al. 2017

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

Subtaxa: Strix aluco, Strix antiqua, Strix brevis, Strix collongensis, Strix dakota, Strix edwardsi, Strix ignota, Strix leptogrammica, Strix melitensis, Strix nebulosa, Strix occidentalis, Strix perpasta, Strix sancti, Strix uralensis, Strix varia

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Ecology: volant carnivore-insectivore