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Wetar Scops-Owl

Otus tempestatis (Hartert, EJO 1904)

The Wetar scops owl is an owl endemic to Wetar of the Maluku Islands of Indonesia. It was previously considered a subspecies of the Moluccan scops owl, but was split as a distinct species by the IUCN Red List and BirdLife International in 2014, and the International Ornithological Congress followed suit in 2022. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Strigidae
Genus:
   Otus
Scientific:
  Otus tempestatis


Original description

Citation:
  (Hartert, EJO 1904)

Reference:
   Novit. Zool. 11 p.190

Protonym:
  Pisorhina manadensis tempestatis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3858917


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B4C59425562FF1A2

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B4C59425

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B4C59425


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 686831

Geographic range:

  • Otus tempestatis: Wetar (Lesser Sundas)
English:
Wetar Scops-Owl
Catalan:
Xot de l'illa Wetar
Danish:
Wetar-dværghornugle
German:
Wetar-Zwergohreule
Spanish:
Autillo de Wetar
French:
Petit-duc de Wetar
Croatian:
prugastokrili ćuk
Dutch:
Wetardwergooruil
Polish:
syczek leśny
Portuguese:
mocho-de-orelhas-de-wetar
Slovak:
výrik wetarský
Swedish:
wetardvärguv
Chinese:
韦塔岛角鸮


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Wetar Scops-Owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Moluccan Scops-Owl (tempestatis) ( Otus magicus tempestatis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Moluccan Scops-Owl (tempestatis) ( Otus magicus tempestatis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Moluccan Scops-Owl (tempestatis) ( Otus magicus tempestatis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Moluccan Scops-Owl (tempestatis) ( Otus magicus tempestatis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Moluccan Scops-Owl (tempestatis) ( Otus magicus tempestatis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Moluccan Scops-Owl (tempestatis) ( Otus magicus tempestatis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Moluccan Scops-Owl (tempestatis) ( Otus magicus tempestatis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Moluccan Scops-Owl (tempestatis) ( Otus magicus tempestatis)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Wetar Scops-owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Wetar Scops-owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Wetar Scops-owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Wetar Scops-owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Wetar Scops-owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Wetar Scops-owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Wetar Scops-owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Wetar Scops-owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Wetar Scops-owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Wetar Scops-owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Wetar Scops-Owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 6]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Moluccan Scops-Owl (Wetar) ( Otus magicus tempestatis) [version 5]
eBird version 1.55:
Moluccan Scops-Owl (Wetar) ( Otus magicus tempestatis) [version 5]
eBird version 2015:
Moluccan Scops-Owl (Wetar) ( Otus magicus tempestatis) [version 5]
eBird version 2016:
Moluccan Scops-Owl (Wetar) ( Otus magicus tempestatis) [version 5]
eBird version 2017:
Moluccan Scops-Owl (Wetar) ( Otus magicus tempestatis) [version 5]
eBird version 2018:
Moluccan Scops-Owl (Wetar) ( Otus magicus tempestatis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Moluccan Scops-Owl (Wetar) ( Otus magicus tempestatis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Moluccan Scops-Owl (Wetar) ( Otus magicus tempestatis) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Wetar Scops-Owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 6]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Otus magicus tempestatis
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 4]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Wetar Scops-owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Wetar Scops-owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Wetar Scops-owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Wetar Scops-owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Wetar Scops Owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Wetar Scops Owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 6]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Otus manadensis tempestatis
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Otus manadensis tempestatis
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Wetar Scops Owl ( Otus tempestatis) [version 6]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Otus magicus tempestatis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Otus [magicus or tempestatis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2  3  4  5  6 

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: Xot de l'illa Wetar
Danish: Wetar-dværghornugle
German: Molukken-Zwergohreule (tempestatis), Wetar-Zwergohreule
English: Moluccan Scops-Owl (tempestatis), Moluccan Scops-Owl (Wetar), Wetar Scops Owl, Wetar Scops-owl
English (United Kingdom): Moluccan Scops Owl (Wetar)
English, HBW: Wetar Scops-owl
English (IOC): Moluccan Scops Owl (Wetar)
English (United States): Moluccan Scops-Owl (Wetar)
Spanish: Autillo de Wetar, Autillo Moluqueño (tempestatis)
Spanish (Spain): Autillo Moluqueño (tempestatis)
Spanish (HBW): Moluccan Scops-Owl (Wetar)
French: Petit-duc de Wetar, Petit-duc mystérieux (tempestatis)
Croatian: prugastokrili ćuk
Japanese (romaji): morukkakonohazuku (tempestatis)
Japanese: モルッカコノハズク (tempestatis), モルッカコノハズク(tempestatis)
Scientific: Otus magicus tempestatis, Otus manadensis tempestatis, Otus tempestatis, Pisorhina manadensis tempestatis
Dutch: Molukse Dwergooruil (tempestatis), Wetardwergooruil
Norwegian: trollugle (tempestatis)
Polish: syczek leśny, syczek molucki (tempestatis)
Portuguese: mocho-de-orelhas-de-wetar
Portuguese (Portugal): mocho-d'orelhas-das-molucas (tempestatis)
Russian: Молуккская совка (tempestatis)
Slovak: výrik wetarský, výrik wetarský (skup.)
Swedish: moluckdvärguv (tempestatis), wetardvärguv
Turkish: Maluku ishakkuşu (tempestatis), Maluku İshakkuşu (tempestatis), Molukka Puhucuğu (tempestatis)
Chinese: 韦塔岛角鸮

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