(syn. Megascops Ϯ Puerto Rican Screech Owl M. nudipes) Gr. γυμνος gumnos  bare, naked; L. asio, asionis  type of eared owl; "134. GYMNASIO, Bp.  -  417. nudipes, Daud. (Noctua nudipes, Lembeye, Aves Cub., t. 4. fig. 2.) Mus. Paris" (Bonaparte 1854).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 15 December 2018).