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Lesser or Seram Masked-Owl

Tyto [sororcula or almae] (= Tyto sororcula) (Sclater, PL, 1883)

The Moluccan masked owl, also known as the lesser masked owl, is a species of owl in the barn owl family. It is endemic to the south Moluccas of Indonesia. Some taxonomists consider this species to be conspecific with the Australian masked owl. Source: Wikipedia

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


Original description

Citation:
  (Sclater, PL, 1883)

Reference:
  Proc.Zool.Soc.London p. 52

Protonym:
  Strix sororcula

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28679826


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B667D009542AB277

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B667D009

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B667D009


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 555352

Geographic range:

  • Tyto sororcula sororcula: Tanimbar Islands (Yamdena and Larat)
  • Tyto sororcula cayelii: S Moluccas (Buru)
  • Tyto almae: southern Moluccas (Seram)
English:
Lesser or Seram Masked-Owl
French:
Effraie des Tanimbar ou E. de Céram


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Lesser or Seram Masked-Owl ( Tyto [sororcula or almae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Lesser or Seram Masked-Owl ( Tyto [sororcula or almae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Lesser or Seram Masked-Owl ( Tyto [sororcula or almae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Lesser or Seram Masked-Owl ( Tyto [sororcula or almae])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Effraie des Tanimbar ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Effraie des Tanimbar ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Oriental Bird Club:
Lesser Masked Owl ( Tyto sororcula)
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Lesser Masked-Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Moluccan Masked Owl ( Tyto sororcula) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tyto sororcula [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tyto sororcula [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Tyto [novaehollandiae, castanops, manusi, sororcula or almae]

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Òliba de les illes Tanimbar
Czech: sova škrabošková
Danish: Tanimbarslørugle
German: Molukkeneule
English: Lesser Masked Owl, Lesser Masked-Owl, Lesser or Seram Masked-Owl, Moluccan Masked Owl
Spanish: Lechuza de las Tanimbar
Estonian: väike-loorkakk
Finnish: tenimberintornipöllö
French: Effraie des Tanimbar, Effraie des Tanimbar ou E. de Céram
Croatian: tanimbarska kukuvija
Hungarian: molukkui gyöngybagoly
Indonesian: Serak Kecil
Italian: Barbagianni minore
Japanese (romaji): oomenfukurou
Japanese: コメンフクロウ, モルッカメンフクロウ
Scientific: Strix sororcula, Tyto [sororcula or almae], Tyto sororcula, Tyto sororcula sororcula
Lithuanian: molukinė liepsnotoji pelėda, Molukinė liepsnuotoji pelėda
Dutch: Molukse Kerkuil
Norwegian: Tanimbarslørugle
Polish: płomykówka jasna, płomykówka molucka
Portuguese: Coruja-mascarada-pequena
Russian: Малая масковая сипуха
Slovak: plamienka molucká
Serbian: Mala maskirana kukuvija
Swedish: Mindre masktornuggla, molucktornuggla
Turkish: Tanimbar Peçeli Baykuşu
Ukrainian: Сипуха тамінбарська
Chinese: 小草鸮
Chinese (Traditional): 小草鴞

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