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Margarobyas lawrencii

Margarobyas lawrencii (*)

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: Margarobyas
Species: Margarobyas lawrencii
Subspecies: M. l. exsul - M. l. lawrencii


Margarobyas lawrencii (Sclater & Salvin, 1868; Gymnoglaux) [comb. Olson & Suárez (2008)]


* Olson, S.L.; Suárez, W. 2008: A new generic name for the Cuban bare-legged owl Gymnoglaux lawrencii Sclater and Salvin. Zootaxa, 1960: 67-68.
* Sclater, P.L.; Salvin, O. 1868: Descriptions of new or little-known American birds of the families Fringillidae, Oxyrhamphidae, Bucconidae, and Strigidae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1868: 322–329.

Vernacular names
Česky: Výreček kubánský
English: Bare-legged Owl
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Gulbeinugle

The Bare-legged Owl or Cuban Screech-owl (Gymnoglaux lawrencii) is a species of owl in the Strigidae family that is endemic to Cuba. It belongs to the monotypic genus Gymnoglaux. Its natural habitats are dry forests, lowland moist forests, and heavily degraded former forest. It lives in the canopy of the forests where it does most of its foraging.


1. ^ Olson, Storrs; William Suarez (2008). "A new generic name for the Cuban Bare-legged Owl Gymnoglaux lawrencii Sclater and Salvin". Zootaxa 1960: 67–68.

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

* Zipcodezoo.com, July 21, 2008, http://zipcodezoo.com/Animals/G/Gymnoglaux_lawrencii/default.asp, retrieved 2008-07-30

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