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The northern long-eared owl (Asio otus) belongs to the family Strigidae under the order Strigiformes.

Northern long-eared owl taxonomy

The family Strigidae comprises nearly 220 living species in 25 genera. The family Strigidae was first introduced by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The genus Asio was first described by Mathurin Jacques Brisson (30 April 1723 – 23 June 1806), a French zoologist and natural philosopher, in the year 1760.

The genus Asio comprise seven living species, viz., Asio stygius, Asio otus, Asio abyssinicus, Asio madagascariensis, Asio flammeus, Asio capensis and Asio clamator.

The species Asio otus was first described (as Strix otus) by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758. The species Asio otus is polytypic and comprises four subspecies.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Asio otus
Species:A. otus
Genus:Asio
Subfamily:-
Family:Strigidae
Order:Strigiformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Northern long-eared owl - Asio otus
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Image by óskar elías sigurðsson


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2.Northern long-eared owl - Asio otus
Image by Richard Leonard

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3.Northern long-eared owl - Asio otus
Image by Maggie.Smith

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4.Northern long-eared owl - Asio otus
Image by Georgi.petrov66

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5.Northern long-eared owl - Asio otus
Image by Присурский заповедник

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6.Northern long-eared owl - Asio otus
Image by Sascha Rösner

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7.Northern long-eared owl - Asio otus
Image by Jitze Couperus

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8.Northern long-eared owl - Asio otus
Image by Luis nunes alberto

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9.Northern long-eared owl - Asio otus
Image by Nicole Hornslein / USFWS
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1.Northern long-eared owl image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/oskaree/6691305301/ (cropped)
Author: óskar elías sigurðsson | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 4/13/18
2.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Asio_otus_-Battlefield_Falconry_Centre,_Shrewsbury,_Shropshire,_England-8a.jpg (cropped)
Image author: Richard Leonard | License: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 as on 4/13/18
3.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/slomaggie/3047045046/ (cropped)
Author: Maggie.Smith | License: CC BY-NC 2.0 as on 4/13/18
4.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%D0%93%D0%BE%D1%80%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%B0_%D1%83%D1%88%D0%B0%D1%82%D0%B0_%D1%81%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B0.jpg (cropped)
Author: Georgi.petrov66 | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 4/13/18
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Author: Присурский заповедник | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 4/13/18
6.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Waldohreule_in_freier_Wildbahn.jpg (cropped)
Author: Sascha Rösner | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 4/13/18
7.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Asio_otus_tuftsi_California.jpg (cropped)
Author: Jitze Couperus | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 4/13/18
8.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Asio_otus4.JPG (cropped)
Author: Luis nunes alberto | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 4/13/18
9.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Long-eared_Owl_(16404618335).jpg (cropped)
Author: Nicole Hornslein / USFWS | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 4/13/18
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