MASCARENOTUS

‡ (Strigidae; Ϯ Mauritius Lizard Owl M. sauzieri) Mascarene Islands; L. otus  small eared owl. The long-legged lizard owls are known only from subfossil remains, and recent work suggests that this genus be subsumed within Otus.

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Recommended citation
Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 19 January 2019).