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Tropical Screech-Owl

Megascops choliba (Vieillot, 1817)

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The table provided below compares authorities for this taxon and related concept. Names in red are those that differ from the name in the column located immediately to the left.
Species concept American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886)American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895)American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910)American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931)American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957)American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983)American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998)American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.)
Megascops [choliba or koepckeae]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Megascops choliba  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Otus choliba
Tropical Screech-Owl
Otus choliba
Tropical Screech-Owl
Megascops choliba
Tropical Screech-Owl
Megascops choliba choliba  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Megascops choliba choliba (choliba)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Megascops choliba choliba (chapadensis)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Megascops choliba luctisonus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Megascops choliba margaritae  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Megascops choliba duidae  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Megascops choliba cruciger  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Megascops choliba cruciger (cruciger)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Megascops choliba cruciger (alticola)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Megascops choliba cruciger (caucae)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Megascops choliba cruciger (portoricensis)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Megascops choliba cruciger (kelsoi)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Megascops choliba cruciger (montanus)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Megascops choliba cruciger (guyanensis)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Megascops choliba surutus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Megascops choliba decussatus  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Megascops choliba decussatus (decussatus)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Megascops choliba decussatus (caatingensis)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Megascops choliba wetmorei  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Megascops choliba wetmorei (wetmorei)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Megascops choliba wetmorei (alilicuco)]  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Megascops choliba uruguaii  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Megascops koepckeae  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Megascops koepckeae koepckeae  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Megascops koepckeae hockingi  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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