(syn. Megascops Ϯ White-throated Screech Owl M. albogularis) Gr. ψευδος pseudos  false; genus Ciccaba Wagler, 1832, owl; "Subgenus PSEUDOCICCABA Subgen. nov.  Type, Ciccaba albogularis albogularis (Cassin).  Subgen. chars.— Size smaller, wing less than 215 mm.; face more loosely feathered; facial rim obscure; loral bristles much exceeding bill; plumage of young barred all over; lower end of tarsus and bases of toes not feathered." (L. Kelso 1932).

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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 on 16 January 2019).