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Lophostrix cristata

Lophostrix cristata (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Strigiformes
Familia: Strigidae
Subfamilia: Striginae
Genus: Lophostrix
Species: Lophostrix cristata
Subspecies: L. c. amazonica - L. c. cristata - L. c. stricklandi - L. c. wedeli

Name

Lophostrix cristata (Daudin, 1800)

Reference

Traite élémentaire et complet d'Ornithologie 2 p.207

Vernacular names
Internationalization
Česky: Výřík ušatý
English: Crested Owl

The Crested Owl (Lophostrix cristata) is a species of owl in the family Strigidae. It is the only species (monotypic), in the genus Lophostrix.

It is found in Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

The Crested Owl is found in the Amazon Basin except in the northwest basin region with western Guyana, Venezuela, and central-eastern Colombia.

References

* BirdLife International 2004. Lophostrix cristata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007.

External links

* Crested Owl videos on the Internet Bird Collection
* Stamps (for Suriname) with ~RangeMap
* Crested Owl photo gallery VIREO Photo-High Res
* Photo-Medium Res; Article montereybay.com–"Strigidae"

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