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Middle American or Vermiculated Screech-Owl

Megascops [guatemalae or vermiculatus] (= Megascops guatemalae) (Sharpe, RB 1875)

The Middle American screech owl, also known as the Guatemalan screech owl, is a species of owl in the family Strigidae. It is found from northern Mexico to northern Nicaragua. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
   Megascops
Scientific:
  Megascops guatemalae


Original description

Citation:
  (Sharpe, RB 1875)

Reference:
   Cat. Birds Brit. Mus. 2 p.112 pl.9

Protonym:
  Scops guatemalae

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8306726


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  024EB09F10B2CA05

Avibase ID:
  avibase-024EB09F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/024EB09F


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 686673

Geographic range:

  • Megascops vermiculatus: Costa Rica (and western Panama?)
  • Megascops guatemalae guatemalae: Mts. of se Mexico (se Veracruz and ne Oaxaca) to Honduras
  • Megascops guatemalae thompsoni: Yucatán Peninsula and Cozumel I.
  • Megascops guatemalae [hastatus or tomlini]: western Mexico (southeastern Sonora to Oaxaca)
  • Megascops guatemalae cassini: E Mexico (s Tamaulipas and n Veracruz)
  • Megascops guatemalae fuscus: Mountains of e Mexico (central Veracruz)
  • Megascops guatemalae dacrysistactus: Mountains of n Nicaragua
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English:
Middle American or Vermiculated Screech-Owl
French:
Petit-duc guatémaltèque ou P.-d. vermiculé


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Middle American Screech-Owl ( Megascops guatemalae)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Middle American Screech-Owl ( Megascops guatemalae)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Middle American Screech-Owl ( Megascops guatemalae)
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Middle American Screech-Owl ( Megascops guatemalae)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Middle American or Vermiculated Screech-Owl ( Megascops [guatemalae or vermiculatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Middle American or Vermiculated Screech-Owl ( Megascops [guatemalae or vermiculatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Middle American or Vermiculated Screech-Owl ( Megascops [guatemalae or vermiculatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Middle American or Vermiculated Screech-Owl ( Megascops [guatemalae or vermiculatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Middle American or Vermiculated Screech-Owl ( Megascops [guatemalae or vermiculatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Middle American or Vermiculated Screech-Owl ( Megascops [guatemalae or vermiculatus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Middle American or Vermiculated Screech-Owl ( Megascops [guatemalae or vermiculatus])
Clements, version 2021:
Middle American Screech-Owl ( Megascops guatemalae) [version 3]
Clements, version 2018:
Middle American Screech-Owl ( Megascops guatemalae) [version 3]
Clements, version 2019:
Middle American Screech-Owl ( Megascops guatemalae) [version 3]
eBird version 1.53:
Vermiculated Screech-Owl (Guatemalan) ( Megascops guatemalae [guatemalae Group]) [version 3]
eBird version 1.54:
Vermiculated Screech-Owl (Guatemalan) ( Megascops guatemalae [guatemalae Group]) [version 3]
eBird version 1.55:
Vermiculated Screech-Owl (Guatemalan) ( Megascops guatemalae [guatemalae Group]) [version 3]
eBird version 2018:
Middle American Screech-Owl ( Megascops guatemalae) [version 6]
eBird version 2019:
Middle American Screech-Owl ( Megascops guatemalae) [version 6]
eBird version 2021:
Middle American Screech-Owl ( Megascops guatemalae) [version 6]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Middle American Screech Owl ( Megascops guatemalae) [version 3]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Megascops [guatemalae, vermiculatus or centralis]

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Catalan: Xot de Guatemala
Czech: výreček guatemalský
Danish: Guatemaladværghornugle
German: Rotgesicht-Kreischeule
English: Middle American or Vermiculated Screech-Owl, Middle American Screech Owl, Middle American Screech-Owl, Vermiculated Screech Owl, Vermiculated Screech-Owl, Vermiculated Screech-Owl (Guatemalan)
English, HBW: Middle American Screech-owl
English (IOC): Middle American/Vermiculated Screech Owl
English (United States): Middle American Screech-Owl
Spanish: Autillo Guatemalteco
Spanish (Argentine): Lechucita Vermiculada, Middle American Screech-Owl
Spanish (Colombia): Autillo Vermiculado
Spanish (Costa Rica): Lechucita de Guatemala, Lechucita vermiculada
Spanish (Spain): Autillo guatemalteco, Autillo Vermiculado
Spanish (HBW): Vermiculated Screech-Owl
Spanish (Honduras): Tecolote
Spanish (Mexico): Tecolote Sapo, Tecolote vermiculado
Spanish (Panama): Autillo Mesoamericano, Autillo Vermiculado
Spanish (Peru): Lechuza Vermiculada
Spanish (Venezuela): Lechucita Vermiculada
Estonian: kõrepäll
Finnish: amerikanpöllönen
French: Petit-duc guatémaltèque, Petit-duc guatémaltèque ou P.-d. vermiculé
Hungarian: guatemalai füleskuvik
Italian: Assiolo del Centroamerica
Japanese (romaji): haraguroookonohazuku
Japanese: ハラグロオオコノハズク, ムシクイコノハズク
Scientific: Megascops [guatemalae or vermiculatus], Megascops guatemalae, Megascops guatemalae [guatemalae Group], Megascops guatemalae guatemalae, Scops guatemalae
Lithuanian: Gvatemalinis apuokėlis
Dutch: Roodwangschreeuwuil
Norwegian Nynorsk: Mestisugle
Norwegian: Mestisugle
Polish: syczek zmienny, syczoń zmienny
Portuguese: corujinha-de-Roraima
Portuguese (Brazil): corujinha-de-Roraima
Portuguese (Portugal): Corujinha-de-roraima, mocho-d'orelhas-guatemalteco
Russian: Краснолицая совка
Slovak: výrček ropuší
Swedish: guatemalaskrikuv, guatemalaskrikuv/vattrad skrikuv
Turkish: Guatemala puhucuğu
Ukrainian: Сплюшка гватемальська
Chinese: 中美角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 瓜地馬拉鳴角鴞

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