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Eostrix martinellii Martin and Black 1972 (owl)

Reptilia - Strigiformes - Protostrigidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 105109

Full reference: L. D. Martin and C. C. Black. 1972. A new owl from the Eocene of Wyoming. Auk 89(4):887-888

Belongs to Eostrix according to L. D. Martin and C. C. Black 1972

Sister taxa: Eostrix mimica, Eostrix tsaganica, Eostrix vincenti

Type specimen: UKMNH No. 16601, a limb element (distal end of left tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is Eostrix martinellii Type Locality, which is in a Lysitean terrestrial horizon in the Wind River Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: volant carnivore