Bubo virginianus Gmelin 1788 (great horned owl)

Aves - Strigiformes - Strigidae

Alternative combination: Strix virginiana

Belongs to Bubo according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Broughton 2004, Hay 1902, Kilmer and Steadman 2016, Schultz and Howard 1935 and Wetmore 1940

Sister taxa: Bubo africanus, Bubo arvernensis, Bubo bubo, Bubo incertus, Bubo insularis, Bubo lacteus, Bubo leguati, Bubo poirrieri, Bubo scandiacus, Bubo sinclairi, Bubo sumatranus

Ecology: volant carnivore-insectivore


• Quaternary of Peru (1 collection), United States (21: California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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