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The jungle owlet (Glaucidium radiatum) belongs to the family Strigidae under the order Strigiformes.

Jungle 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 the year 1820. The family Strigidae comprises about 25 extant genera and 189 species.

The genus Glaucidium was first introduced by Friedrich Boie (4 June 1789 – 3 March 1870), a German entomologist, herpetologist, ornithologist and lawyer, in the year 1826. The genus Glaucidium comprises about 31 species.

The species Glaucidium radiatum was first introduced by Colonel Samuel Richard Tickell (19 August 1811 – 20 April 1875), a British army officer, artist, linguist and ornithologist, in the year 1833. The species G. radiatum is polytypic and comprises two subspecies, viz., Glaucidium radiatum radiatum and Glaucidium radiatum malabaricum.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Glaucidium radiatum
Species:G. radiatum
Jungle owlet - Glaucidium radiatum
1.Jungle owlet - Glaucidium radiatum
Photo by Sandeep Gangadharan


Jungle owlet - Glaucidium radiatum
2.Jungle owlet - Glaucidium radiatum
Photo by Rudraksha Chodankar

Glaucidium radiatum
3.Jungle owlet - Glaucidium radiatum
Photo by Bikash Das

Glaucidium radiatum
4.Jungle owlet - Glaucidium radiatum
Photo by Rushil2u

Glaucidium radiatum
5.Jungle owlet - Glaucidium radiatum
Photo by Sandeep Gangadharan

Glaucidium radiatum
6.Glaucidium radiatum
Photo by Raman Kumar

Glaucidium radiatum
7.Glaucidium radiatum
Photo by Selvaganesh17
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1.Photo source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/23285057@N04/5778825934 (cropped)
Author: Sandeep Gangadharan | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 10/24/17
2.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jungle_Owlet-9272_(cropped).jpg (cropped)
Author: Rudraksha Chodankar | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
3.Photo source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bikashdas/15660075755/ (cropped)
Author: Bikash Das | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 10/24/17
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Author: Rushil2u | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
5.Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/sandeepak/2599399663/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Sandeep Gangadharan | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 10/24/17
6.Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org (cropped)
Author: Raman Kumar | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
7.Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org (cropped)
Author: Selvaganesh17 | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
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