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Vermiculated, Choco, Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl

Megascops [vermiculatus, centralis, roraimae or napensis] (= Megascops vermiculatus) Ridgway, R 1887

The vermiculated screech owl, is a species of owl in the family Strigidae. It is found in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Ridgway, R 1887

Reference:
   Proc. U.S. Ntnl. Mus. 10 p.267

Protonym:
  Megascops vermiculatus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7485583


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  53BB662856A3BB5D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-53BB6628

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/53BB6628


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 686674

Geographic range:

  • Megascops vermiculatus: Costa Rica (and western Panama?)
  • Megascops centralis: central Panama to northern Colombia and western Ecuador
  • Megascops roraimae roraimae: tepuis of southern Venezuela, adjacent northern Brazil, southern Guyana, and Suriname
  • Megascops roraimae pallidus: coastal mountains of northern Venezuela
  • Megascops napensis napensis: Andean foothills of Venezuela, eastern Colombia and eastern Ecuador
  • Megascops napensis helleri: Tropical e Peru
  • Megascops napensis bolivianus: Tropical n Bolivia (Cochabamba)
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English:
Vermiculated, Choco, Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl
French:
Petit-duc vermiculé, P.-d. du Choco, P.-d. du Roraima ou P.-d. du Rio Napo


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Vermiculated, Choco, Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl ( Megascops [vermiculatus, centralis, roraimae or napensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Vermiculated, Choco, Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl ( Megascops [vermiculatus, centralis, roraimae or napensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Vermiculated, Choco, Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl ( Megascops [vermiculatus, centralis, roraimae or napensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Vermiculated, Choco, Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl ( Megascops [vermiculatus, centralis, roraimae or napensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Vermiculated, Choco, Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl ( Megascops [vermiculatus, centralis, roraimae or napensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Vermiculated, Choco, Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl ( Megascops [vermiculatus, centralis, roraimae or napensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Vermiculated, Choco, Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl ( Megascops [vermiculatus, centralis, roraimae or napensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Vermiculated, Choco, Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl ( Megascops [vermiculatus, centralis, roraimae or napensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Vermiculated, Choco, Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl ( Megascops [vermiculatus, centralis, roraimae or napensis])
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Vermiculated Screech-owl ( Megascops vermiculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Vermiculated Screech-owl ( Megascops vermiculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Vermiculated Screech-owl ( Megascops vermiculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Vermiculated Screech-owl ( Megascops vermiculatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Vermiculated Screech-owl ( Megascops vermiculatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Vermiculated Screech-owl ( Megascops vermiculatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Vermiculated Screech-owl ( Megascops vermiculatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Vermiculated Screech-owl ( Megascops vermiculatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Vermiculated Screech-owl ( Megascops vermiculatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Petit-duc vermiculé ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Petit-duc vermiculé ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Vermiculated Screech-Owl ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Vermiculated Screech-Owl ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Vermiculated Screech-Owl ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Vermiculated Screech-Owl ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Vermiculated Screech Owl ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Vermiculated Screech Owl ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Vermiculated Screech Owl ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Vermiculated Screech Owl ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Vermiculated Screech Owl ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Vermiculated Screech Owl ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Vermiculated Screech Owl ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Vermiculated Screech Owl ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Vermiculated Screech Owl ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Vermiculated Screech-owl ( Otus vermiculatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Vermiculated Screech-owl ( Megascops vermiculatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Vermiculated Screech-owl ( Megascops vermiculatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Vermiculated Screech-owl ( Megascops vermiculatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Vermiculated Screech-owl ( Megascops vermiculatus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Megascops vermiculatus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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

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Catalan: Xot vermiculat
Czech: výreček proužkovaný
Danish: Kniplings Dværghornugle
German: Bänderkreischeule, Panamaeule
English: Vermiculated Screech Owl, Vermiculated Screech-Owl, Vermiculated, Choco, Roraima or Rio Napo Screech-Owl
Spanish: Autillo Vermiculado, Lechucita Vermiculada, Tecolote Vermiculado
Spanish (Colombia): Autillo Vermiculado
Estonian: kõrepäll
Finnish: Amerikanpöllönen, rusopöllönen
French: Petit-duc à face rousse, Petit-duc vermiculé, Petit-duc vermiculé, P.-d. du Choco, P.-d. du Roraima ou P.-d. du Napo, Petit-duc vermiculé, P.-d. du Choco, P.-d. du Roraima ou P.-d. du Rio Napo
Hungarian: cínóberszínű füleskuvik
Italian: Assiolo vermicolato, Assiolo vermicolato
Japanese (romaji): haraguroookonohazuku, mushikuikonohazuku
Japanese: ハラグロオオコノハズク, ムシクイコノハズク
Scientific: Megascops [vermiculatus, centralis, roraimae or napensis], Megascops guatemalae, Megascops guatemalae guatemalae, Megascops vermiculatus, Megascops vermiculatus vermiculatus, Otus guatemalae, Otus guatemalae vermiculatus, Otus vermiculatus, Scops guatemalae
Lithuanian: Raibasis apuokėlis
Dutch: Roodwangschreeuwuil, Sikkelschreeuwuil
Norwegian: Mønsterugle
Polish: syczek mozaikowy
Portuguese: corujinha-de-Roraima
Portuguese (Brazil): corujinha-de-Roraima
Russian: Совка центральноамериканская, Центральноамериканская Совка
Slovak: výrcek krivkovitý
Swedish: Vattrad dvärguv
Ukrainian: Сплюшка венесуельська
Chinese: 蠕纹角鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 蟲紋鳴角鴞

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