Megascops nudipes newtoni Lawrence, 1860:259

Virgin Islands screech-owl, Virgin Islands screech owl, St. Thomas screech owl



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Gymnoglaux Newtoni Lawrence, 1860:259 (original combination); Otus nudipes newtoni Lawrence, 1860:59; Otus nudipes newtani Lawrence, 1860:259 [orth. error; used by Scott, 1965]


Conservation Status

Last record: 1927 or before (Wetmore, 1927); 1980 (Suckling et al. 2004)

IUCN RedList status: "likely to be extinct"



Virgin Islands


Biology & Ecology




"Museum: BMNH, MNBHU, USNM" (Weick, 2006:89).






Original scientific description:

Lawrence, G. N. (1860). Ann Lyc Nat Hist NY 7: 259.


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