The PEDIGREE of
Genus Bubo (Horned owls & Eagle-owls)

     (merging Ketupa, etc., into this genus to make it monophyletic is a recent idea based on Dna evidence)

 "Child(ren)":       Blakiston's Fish Owl   ;   various Eagle-owls (Old World)   ;   Horned owls (New World)   ;   Ketupa (Fish-owls)   ;   Scotopelia (Fishing-owls)   ;   Nyctea (Snowy owl)   ;   25 species altogether
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/-- Class Aves (Modern Beaked Birds)   +====> [ 91]
/-- Clade Pygostylia
/-- Clade Ornithothoraces
/-- Clade Euornithes (Advanced Flying Birds)
/-- Clade Ornithuromorpha
/-- Clade Ornithurae
/-- Clade Carinatae
/-- Subclass Neornithes
/-- Infraclass Neognathae
/-- Legion Neoaves
/-- Sublegion Coronaves
/-- Supercohort Passerae-Charadriae (Land Birds & Shore Birds)
/-- Cohort Passerae (Land Birds)
/   | or: poss. Cohort Cypselomorphae
/-- Order Strigiformes (Owls)
/-- Family Strigidae (Typical Owls)
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- Genus Bubo (Horned owls & Eagle-owls)
 

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