Owl Species Citation List: Megascops

Tyto | Phodilus | Otus | Megascops | Pyrroglaux | Gymnoglaux | Ptilopsis | Mimizuku | Bubo | Scotopelia | Strix | Jubula | Lophostrix | Pulsatrix | Surnia | Glaucidium | Xenoglaux | Micrathene | Athene | Aegolius | Ninox | Uroglaux | Sceloglaux | Pseudoscops | Asio | Nesasio
Megascops
(Otus)
(Kaup) 1848, Isis von Oken, No.41, col.769.
Megascops kennicottii Western Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
(Elliot) 1867, Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 19, pages 99-100.
M. k. aikeni   (Brewster) 1891. The Auk, 8, p. 139.
M. k. bendirei  
M. k. macfarlanei   (Brewster) 1891. The Auk, 8, p. 140.
M. k. suttoni   (Moore) 1941, Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 54, pages 154-155
M. k. vinaceus   (Brewster) 1888. The Auk, 5, p. 88.
M. k. xantusi   (Brewster) 1902, Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, 41, pages 93-95.
M. k. yumanensis   (A.H. & L.Miller) 1951. Condor, 53, p. 172.
M. k. cardonensis   (Huey) 1926. Auk, 43, p. 360.
Megascops seductus Balsas Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
(Moore) 1941, Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 54, pages 156-159.
Megascops cooperi Pacific Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
(Ridgway) 1878, Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum, 1, pages 116-117.
Megascops asio Eastern Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
Linnaeus, Carolis. 1758. Systema Naturae (Syst. Nat.) ed. 10: p. 92.
M. a. naevius   (Gmelin) 1788, Systema Naturae, 1, pt. 1, page 289.
M. a. floridanus   (Ridgway) 1873. Bulletin of the Essex Institute, 5, p. 200.
M. a. hasbroucki   (Ridgeway) 1914. Bulletin of the U.S. National Museum, no. 50, pt.6, page 684 (in key), page 694.
M. a. maxwelliae   (Ridgway) 1877, Field and Forest, Vol. 2, pages 213-214.
M. a. mccallii   (Cassin) 1845. Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America, pt.6, pages 180-181.
Megascops lambi Oaxaca Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus, formerly considered a subspecies of Megascops asio
Moore, Robert Thomas, & Marshall, J.T. 1959. Condor 61: p 224, pt. 3.
Megascops trichopsis Whiskered Screech Owl, Spotted Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
(Wagler) 1832, Isis von Oken, 25, col. 276-277.
M. t. aspersus   (Brewster) 1888. The Auk, 5, p. 87.
M. t. mesamericanus   (van Rossem) 1932. Transactions of the San Diego Society for Natural History, 7, p. 184.
Megascops choliba Tropical Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
(Vieillot) 1817, Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle Appliquee Aux Arts; 1816-1817 (nouv. ed.), 7, page 39.
M. c. crucigerus   (Spix) 1824-25, Avium Species Novae, quas in ltinere per Brasiliam annis, 1817-20, 1, pages 22-23, pl.9 (Juxta flumen Amazonum).
M. c. decussates   (Lichtenstein) 1823, Verzeichniss von Vogein, Conchylien und insecten, Doubletten des zoologischer Museums hiesiger Konigl. Universitat, page 59.
M. c. duidae   (Chapman) 1929, American Museum Novitates, no. 380, pages 7-8.
M. c. luctisonus   (Bangs & Penard) 1921. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 34, p. 89.
M. c. margaritae   (Cory) 1915, Field Museum of Natural History, Publication 182, Ornithological Series, Vol. 1, No. 8, pages 298-299.
M. c. surutus   (Kelso) 1941. Biological Leaflet, 13, p. 1.
M. c. uruguaiensis   (Hekstra) 1982. Bulletin of the Zoological Museum of the University of Amsterdam, 9, pt. 7, p. 59.
M. c. wetmorei   (Brodkorb) 1937. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 50, p. 33-34.
Megascops koepckeae Maria Koepcke's Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
(Hekstra) 1982, Bulletin Zoologisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam, vol.9, no.7, pages 49-63 [p.60 (11.9)].
Megascops roboratus Dark-crowned Screech Owl, Peruvian Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
Bangs, Outram, & Noble, Gladwyn Kingsley. 1918. Auk 35: p 448.
M. r. pacificus   (Hekstra) 1982, Bulletin Zoologisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam, vol.9, no.7, pages 49-63 [p.58. (3.18)].
Megascops clarkii Bare-shanked Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
(Kelso, L. & E.H. Kelso) 1935, Biological Leaflet No.5.
Megascops barbarus Bearded Screech Owl, Bridled Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
(Sclater & Salvin) 1868, Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, pt.1, pages 56-57.
Megascops ingens Rufescent Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
(Salvin) 1897, Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club, 6, page 37.
M. i. venezuelanus   (Phelps & Phelps) 1954, Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 67, pages 103-105.
Megascops colombianus Colombian Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
(Traylor) 1952, Natural History Miscellanea, The Chicago Academy of Sciences, No. 99, pages 1-4.
Megascops petersoni Cinnamon Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
Megascops marshalli Cloud Forest Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
Weske, John S., & Terborgh, John. 1981. Auk 98: p 17.
Megascops watsonii Northern Tawny-bellied Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
(Cassin) 1849, Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 4 (1848), pages 123-124.
Megascops usta Southern Tawny-bellied Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus, formerly considered a southern subspecies of Megascops watsonii, and originally described as Scops
(Sclater) 1858, Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, pt.26, No.355, page 132.
Megascops guatemalae Guatemalan Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus, originally described as Scops
Sharpe, Richard Bowdler. 1875. Catalogue of Birds in the British Museum (Cat. Birds Brit. Mus.) 2: p 112, pl. 9.
M. g. cassini   (Ridgway) 1878, Proceedings of the U. S. National Museum, 1, pages 102-103.
M. g. dacrysistactus   (R.T.Moore & J.L.Peters) 1939. The Auk, 56, p. 53.
M. g. fuscus   (R.T.Moore & J.L.Peters) 1939. The Auk, 56, p. 52.
M. g. hastatus   (Ridgway) 1887, Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum, 10, page 268.
M. g. thompsoni   (Cole) 1906. Bulletin of the Museum Comparative Zoology, Harvard College, Cambridge, 50, p. 123-124.
M. g. tomlini   (R.T.Moore) 1937. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 50, p. 65-68.
Megascops vermiculatus Vermiculated Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
(Ridgway) 1887. Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum, 10, p. 267-268.
Megascops roraimae Roraima Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus, Koenig et al. consider this a separate species from both Megascops vermiculatus and Megascops guatemalae
(Salvin) 1897. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club, 6, p. 38.
Megascops napensis Rio Napo Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus, Koenig et al. consider this a separate species from both Megascops vermiculatus and Megascops guatemalae
(Chapman) 1928. American Museum Novitates, no. 332, p. 3-5.
Megascops hoyi Montane Forest Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
 
Megascops atricapilla Black-capped Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus, species sometimes spelled atricapillus
 
Megascops sanctaecatarina Long-tufted Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
 
Megascops nudipes Puerto Rican Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
 
M. n. newtoni   (Lawrence) 1860. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History, New York Academy of Sciences, 7, p. 259.  
Megascops albogularis White-throated Screech Owl
Formerly in genus Otus
Cassin, John. 1849. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Science of Philadelphia (Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia) 4 (1848): p 124.  
M. a. macabrum   (Bonaparte) 1850. Conspectus Generum Avium, 1, p. 53.
M. a. meridensis   (Chapman) 1923. American Museum Novitates, no.67, p. 1.
M. a. obscurus   (Phelps & Phelps Jnr.) 1953. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 66, p. 128.  
M. a. remotus   (Bond & Meyer de Schauensee) 1941. Notulae Naturae, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 93, p. 3.  
M. a. aequatorialis   (Chapman) 1922. American Museum Novitates, no. 31, p. 4.
Tyto | Phodilus | Otus | Megascops | Pyrroglaux | Gymnoglaux | Ptilopsis | Mimizuku | Bubo | Scotopelia | Strix | Jubula | Lophostrix | Pulsatrix | Surnia | Glaucidium | Xenoglaux | Micrathene | Athene | Aegolius | Ninox | Uroglaux | Sceloglaux | Pseudoscops | Asio | Nesasio