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The spotted owlet (Athene brama) belongs to the family Strigidae under the order Strigiformes.

Spotted owlet taxonomy

The family Strigidae was first described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in a guide to the contents of the British Museum published in 1820.

Nearly 25 genera and 220 extant species are classified under the Strigidae. The genus Athene was introduced by Friedrich Boie (4 June 1789 – 3 March 1870), a German entomologist, herpetologist, ornithologist and lawyer, in the year 1822.

The genus Athene includes four living species, viz., Athene brama, Athene noctua, Athene blewitti and Athene cunicularia. The species Athene brama is polytypic and includes five subspecies, viz., Athene brama brama, Athene brama indica, Athene brama ultra, Athene brama pulchra and Athene brama mayri.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Athene brama
Species:A. brama
Genus:Athene brama
Subfamily:-
Family:Strigidae
Order:Strigiformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Spotted owlet - Athene brama
1.Spotted owlet - Athene brama 369
Photo by Mahesh Mankar

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Athene brama
2.Spotted owlet - Athene brama
Photo by Deepak sankat

Athene brama
3.Spotted owlet - Athene brama
Photo by Swaroopsingharoy

Athene brama
4.Spotted owlet - Athene brama
Photo by Jishnu Satheesh babu

Athene brama
5.Spotted owlet - Athene brama
Photo by ANIL KUMAR BOSE

Athene brama
6.Spotted owlet - Athene brama
Photo by Souryadeep Mukherjee

Athene brama
7.Athene brama
Photo by Sri Raman A

Athene brama
8.Athene brama
Photo by Lip Kee

Athene brama
9.Spotted owlet - Athene brama - Juvenile
Photo by Rushil2u

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1.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:SpottedOwl.jpg (cropped)
Author: Mahesh Mankar | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
2.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Spotted_owlet_(Athene_brama.jpg (cropped)
Author: Deepak sankat | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
3.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Spotted_owlet_by_Swaroop_Singha_Roy_11_(cropped).jpg (cropped)
Author: Swaroopsingharoy | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
4.Photo source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki (cropped)
Author: Jishnu Satheesh babu | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
5.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki (cropped)
Author: ANIL KUMAR BOSE | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
6.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki (cropped)
Author: Souryadeep Mukherjee | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
7.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki (cropped)
Author: Sri Raman A | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
8.Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Athene_brama_1.jpg (cropped)
Author: Lip Kee | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 11/14/17
9.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki (cropped)
Author: Rushil2u | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
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