Tyto noeli Arredondo, 1972

Noel’s giant barn owl

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Tyto noelli Arredondo, 1972; Tyto neddi Steadman & Hilgartner, 1999:76

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene?

 

Distribution

Barbuda, Cuba & Jamaica

 

Originally described from the Quaternary of Cuba (Arredondo, 1972), its biogeographical limits were extended to Jamaica by (Suárez & Olson, 2015).

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Arredondo, Oscar. (1972). Nueva Especie de Ave Fósil (Strigiformes: Tytonidae) del Pleistoceno Superior de Cuba. Boletin de la Sociedad Venezolana Ciencias Naturales 29: 415-431.

 

Other references:

Arredondo, Oscar. (1982). Los Strigiformes fosiles del Pleistoceno Cubano. Boletín de la Sociedad Venezolana de Ciencias Naturales 37: 33-55.

Orihuela, Johanset. (2019). An annotated list of late Quaternary extinct birds of Cuba. Ornitología Neotropical 30: 57-67.

Steadman, David W. and William B. Hilgartner. (1999). A New Species of Extinct Barn Owl (Aves: Tyto) from Barbuda, Lesser Antilles. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 89: 75-83.

Suárez, William and Olson, Storrs L. (2015). Systematics and distribution of the giant fossil barn owls of the West Indies (Aves: Strigiformes: Tytonidae). Zootaxa 4020(3): 533-553.

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