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African or Eastern Grass-Owl

Tyto [capensis or longimembris] (= Tyto capensis) (Smith, A 1834)




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Classification
Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Tytonidae
Genus:
   Tyto
Scientific:
  Tyto capensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Smith, A 1834)

Reference:
   S. Afr. Quart. J. ser. 2, 4, pt. 1 p.317

Protonym:
  Strix Capensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15968435


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  28BE8241AA65E9BF

Avibase ID:
  avibase-28BE8241

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/28BE8241


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555359

Geographic range:

  • Tyto capensis capensis: Congo and northern Angola east to southern Uganda and western Kenya, then south from the southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and western Tanzania to eastern South Africa
  • Tyto capensis cameroonensis: highlands of Cameroon
  • Tyto longimembris longimembris: India to Indochina, Sulawesi, Lesser Sundas, n and e Australia
  • Tyto longimembris chinensis: SE China (se Yunnan to Jiangsu) and Vietnam
  • Tyto longimembris pithecops: Taiwan
  • Tyto longimembris amauronota: Philippine Islands
  • Tyto longimembris papuensis: west central New Guinea (Baliem Valley), and eastern New Guinea (highlands of the Eastern Range, Huon Penins, Huon Peninsula, and Southeastern Peninsula)
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English:
African or Eastern Grass-Owl
French:
Effraie du Cap ou E. de prairie


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
African Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
African Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
African Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
African Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
African Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
African Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
African or Eastern Grass-Owl ( Tyto [capensis or longimembris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
African or Eastern Grass-Owl ( Tyto [capensis or longimembris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
African or Eastern Grass-Owl ( Tyto [capensis or longimembris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
African or Eastern Grass-Owl ( Tyto [capensis or longimembris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
African or Eastern Grass-Owl ( Tyto [capensis or longimembris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
African or Eastern Grass-Owl ( Tyto [capensis or longimembris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
African or Eastern Grass-Owl ( Tyto [capensis or longimembris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
African or Eastern Grass-Owl ( Tyto [capensis or longimembris])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
African or Eastern Grass-Owl ( Tyto [capensis or longimembris])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Effraie du Cap ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
African Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Grass Owl ( Tyto capensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tyto capensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Afrikaans: Grasuil
Bulgarian: Капска забулена сова
Catalan: Òliba camallarga del Cap
Cebuano: ngiwngiw
Czech: Sova travní
Danish: Kapslørugle
German: Afrika-Graseule, Kapgraseule
English: African Grass Owl, African or Eastern Grass-Owl, Grass Owl, Grass-Owl
Esperanto: Afrika turstrigo
Spanish: Lechuza de El Cabo
Estonian: rohtla-loorkakk
Finnish: Ruohopöllö
French: Chouette Effraie du Cap, Effraie du Cap, Effraie du Cap ou E. de prairie
Hungarian: fokföldi gyöngybagoly
Italian: Barbagianni delle erbe
Japanese (romaji): minamimenfukurou
Japanese: ミナミメンフクロウ
Korean: 가면올빼미
Kwangali: Suunsu
Scientific: Strix Capensis, Tyto [capensis or longimembris], Tyto capensis, Tyto capensis capensis
Lithuanian: Kapinė liepsnuotoji pelėda
Dutch: Kaapse Grasuil
Norwegian: Gresslørugle
Sotho, Northern: Makgohlo
Polish: plomykówka ziemna, płomykówka ziemna
Portuguese: Coruja dos campos
Russian: Капская сипуха, Сипуха травяная восточная
Slovak: plamienka trávna
Shona: Zizi
Sotho, Southern: Sephooko
Swedish: Gräsuggla, Kapgräsuggla
Swahili: Bundi-mbuga
Tswana: Lerubise
Tsonga: Musoho
Ukrainian: Сипуха африканська
Vietnamese: Cú lợn lưng nâu
Xhosa: Isikhova
Chinese: 草 鸮, 草鴞, 草鸮, 非洲草鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲草鴞
Zulu: isiKhova

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