Brown wood owl Strix leptogrammica, copyright Prateik Kulkarni.

Belongs within: Strigidae.

Strix is a genus of medium-sized to very large owls lacking external ear-tufts, found widely in Eurasia, Africa and the Americas.

<==Strix Linnaeus 1758 M02 (see below for synonymy)
    |--+--+--S. occidentalis JT12
    |  |  `--S. virgata JT12
    |  `--+--S. rufipes JT12
    |     `--S. varia JT12
    `--+--+--S. butleri BKB15
       |  `--S. woodfordii BKB15
       `--+--+--S. leptogrammica JT12
          |  `--S. nebulosa BKB15
          `--+--S. aluco Linnaeus 1758 BKB15, CC10 (see below for synonymy)
             |    |--S. a. aluco RN72
             |    |--S. a. sylvatica RN72
             |    `--S. a. wilkonskii RN72
             `--+--S. davidi JT12
                `--S. uralensis JT12

Strix incertae sedis:
  S. albitarsis JT12
  S. asio Linnaeus 1758 L58
  S. atricapilla P89
  S. chacoensis JT12
  S. dakota FP64
  S. edwardsi Ennouchi 1930 [=Tyto edwardsi] M02
  S. fulvescens JT12
  S. huhula JT12
  S. hylophila JT12
  S. ignota Milne-Edwards 1871 [=Tyto ignota, Asio ignotus] M02
  S. nigrolineata JT12
  S. nyctea Linnaeus 1758 L58
  S. ocellata JT12
  S. otus Linnaeus 1758 L58
  S. seloputo JT12
  S. ulula Linnaeus 1758 L58
  S. wintershofensis (Ballmann 1969) [=Otus wintershofensis] M02

Strix Linnaeus 1758 M02 [incl. Ptynx Blyth 1840 B94, Syrnium Savigny 1809 B94, Ulula Cuvier 1816 B94; Syrniinae, Ululinae]

Strix aluco Linnaeus 1758 BKB15, CC10 [=Syrnium aluco CC10, Smyrnium (l. c.) aluco CC10; incl. Strix intermedia Jánossy 1972 M02, *Strix stridula Linnaeus 1758 B94]

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B94] Bock, W. J. 1994. History and nomenclature of avian family-group names. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 222: 1–281.

[BKB15] Burleigh, J. G., R. T. Kimball & E. L. Braun. 2015. Building the avian tree of life using a large-scale, sparse supermatrix. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 84: 53–63.

[CC10] Checklist Committee (OSNZ). 2010. Checklist of the Birds of New Zealand, Norfolk and Macquarie Islands, and the Ross Dependency, Antarctica 4th ed. Ornithological Society of New Zealand and Te Papa Press: Wellington.

[FP64] Fisher, J., & R. T. Peterson. 1964. The World of Birds: A comprehensive guide to general ornithology. Macdonald: London.

[JT12] Jetz, W., G. H. Thomas, J. B. Joy, K. Hartmann & A. Ø. Mooers. 2012. The global diversity of birds in space and time. Nature 491: 444–448.

[L58] Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae.

[M02] Mlíkovský, J. 2002. Cenozoic Birds of the World. Part 1: Europe. Ninox Press: Praha.

[P89] Parona, C. 1889. Sopra alcuni elminti di Vertebrati birmani raccolti da Leonardo Fea. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova, Serie 2a, 7: 765–780.

[RN72] Rutgers, A., & K. A. Norris (eds.) 1972. Encyclopaedia of Aviculture vol. 2. Blandford Press: London.

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