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Tasmanian Masked-Owl

Tyto castanops (Gould, 1837)

The Tasmanian Masked Owl (Tyto novaehollandiae castanops) is a bird in the barn-owl family Tytonidae that is endemic to the island state of Tasmania, Australia. It is the largest subspecies of the Australian Masked Owl, the largest Tyto owl in the world, and is sometimes considered a full species. The subspecific name castanops, meaning “chestnut-faced”, comes from the colouring of the facial disc. It was first described by John Gould (as Strix castanops), who wrote about it in his “Handbook to the Birds of Australia” as Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Strigiformes
Family:
  Tytonidae
Genus:
  Tyto

Scientific:
  Tyto castanops

Citation:
  (Gould, 1837)

Reference:
  PZS(1836) Pt4 no.48 p.140

Protonym:
  Strix castanops

Avibase ID:
  543E7711E147A246

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/543E7711

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 686716

Geographic range:

  • Tyto castanops: Tasmania, Maria I. and Maatsuyker I.
English:
Tasmanian Masked-Owl
German:
Tasmanien-Schleiereule
Danish:
Tasmansk Slørugle
Spanish:
Lechuza de campanario de Tasmania
Finnish:
tasmaniantornipöllö
French:
Effraie de Tasmanie
Italian:
Barbagianni di Tasmania
Japanese:
oomenfukurou
Japanese:
オオメンフクロウ
Polish:
plomykówka tasmanska
Russian:
норная
Slovak:
plamienka tasmánska


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Tasmanian Masked-Owl ( Tyto castanops) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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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):
Tasmanian Masked-Owl ( Tyto castanops) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Effraie de Tasmanie ( Tyto castanops) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Tasmanian Masked-Owl ( Tyto castanops) [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 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Tyto novaehollandiae castanops [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Tasmanian Masked Owl ( Tyto castanops) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Tyto novaehollandiae castanops [version 1]
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 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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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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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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James Lee Peters (original):
Tyto novaehollandiae castanops [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Tasmanian Masked-Owl ( Tyto castanops) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Tasmanian Masked-Owl ( Tyto castanops) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Tasmanian Masked-Owl ( Tyto castanops) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Tyto novaehollandiae castanops [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Tyto [novaehollandiae or castanops] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Danish: Tasmansk Slørugle
German: Tasmanien-Schleiereule
English: Tasmanian Masked Owl, Tasmanian Masked-Owl, Tasmanian Owl, Tasmaninan masked owl
Spanish: Lechuza de campanario de Tasmania
Estonian: tasmaania loorkakk
Finnish: Tasmaniantornipöllö
French: Effraie de Tasmanie, Effraie tasmanienne
Italian: Barbagianni di Tasmania
Japanese: oomenfukurou
Japanese: オオメンフクロウ
Scientific: Strix castanops, Tyto castanops, Tyto novaehollandae castanops, Tyto novaehollandiae castanops
Dutch: Tasmaanse Kerkuil
Polish: plomykówka tasmanska, płomykówka tasmańska
Russian: норная, Сипуха тасманийская масковая
Slovak: plamienka tasmánska

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