Genus OTUS

Otus Pennant, Ind. Zool., p. 3, pl. iii, 1769. Type by mon., O. bakkamoena Pennant.

Scops Savigny, Descr. Egypte, Hist. Nat., vol. i, pp. 9-47, 1809. Type by taut., Strix scops Linn. Not Scops Brunnich, 1772.

Zorca " S. D. W.," Analyst, vol. iii, p. 200, Jan. 1836. Type by taut., Z. arborea = S. scops Linn. = S. zorca Swain.

Ephialtes Keyserl. & Blasius, Die Werbelth. Europa's, p. xxxiii,. 1840 : new name for Scops; not Ephialtes Schrenk, 1802.

Acnemis Kaup, Isis, 1848, col. 769. Type by orig, desig., Scops gymnopodus Gray.

Pisorhina id., ibid., col. 769. Type by orig, desig,, Strix manadensis Quoy & Gaimard.

Megascops id., ibid., col. 765, 769. Type by orig, desig., Strix asio Linn.

Lempijius Bonaparte, Rev. Zool., vol. vi, p. 542, 1854. Type by taut,, Strix lempiji Horsf.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds. Synonymy(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.7 1930.
Title in Book: 
Genus OTUS
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1930
Page No: 
385
M_ID: 
6324
M_SN: 
Otus
Volume: 
Vol. 7
Term name: 
id: 
8002

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