Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Strigiformes > Family Strigidae > Genus Asio

Asio otus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Strix Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AsioBrisson, 1760accepted genus name

Species group names

Strix otus Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: bufi veshgjatë; hutini i vogël sources: DHORA, DH. 2008: Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bulgarian: Горска ушата сова sources: Bulgarian PESI focal point
 Danish: Skovhornugle sources: danish PESI focal point
 Dutch: Ransuil sources: Dutch Species Register
 English: Long-eared Owl sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 English-United States: Long-eared Owl sources: Charles Hussey
 Galician: Ceann cait
 German: Waldohreule sources: Germany PESI focal point
 Greek: Νανόμπουφος ; Νανόμπουφος sources: Greek PESI focal point
 Irish: Ceann cait sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): ינשוף עצים sources: Hebrew PESI focal point
 Lithuanian: mažasis apuokas sources: Lithuanian PESI focal point
 Norwegian Bokmål: hornugle sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 92
 Norwegian Nynorsk: hornugle sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 92
 Romanian: Ciuful de pădure sources: Romania PESI focal point
 Russian: ушастая сова sources: Russian PESI focal point
 Slovenian: mala uharica sources: Slovenian PESI focal point
 Spanish, Castillian: Búho chico sources: spanish PESI focal point
 Swedish: hornuggla
 Turkish: Kulakli Orman Baykusu; Kulaklı Orman baykuşu sources: Turkish PESI focal point
 Ukrainian: Сова вухата sources: Ukraine PESI focal point
 Welsh: tylluan gorniog



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Drs Cees Roselaar. Asio otus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=97051




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Red List status DD 2010This species is data deficient, there is inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction based on its distribution and/or population status according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2004-05-07 by Drs Cees Roselaar

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