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Megascops seductus

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: Megascops
Species: Megascops seductus
Subspecies M. s. colimensis - M. s. seductus

Name

Megascops seductus (R.T. Moore, 1941)

Reference

Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 54 p.156

Vernacular names
Internationalization
English: Balsas Screech-owl
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Balsasugle

The Balsas Screech-owl (Megascops seductus) is a species of owl in the Strigidae family. It is endemic to Mexico.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and heavily degraded former forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Source

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

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