Otus

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Otus
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veliki skovik, Otus scops
Znanstvena klasifikacija
Kraljestvo: Animalia (živali)
Deblo: Chordata (strunarji)
Razred: Aves (ptiči)
Red: Strigiformes (sove)
Družina: Strigidae (prave sove)
Rod: Otus
Pennant, 1769
Vrste

Približno 45, glej besedilo.

Sinonimi

Scops Savigny, 1809
Scopus Oken 1817

Otus je rod sov, ki pripadajo družini pravih sov (Strigidae). Znanih je približno 45 vrst, med katerimi je najbolj znan veliki skovik. Občasno prepoznavajo nove primerke, vsakih nekaj let, še posebej v Indoneziji, pa še vedno odkrivajo še neznane vrste.

Vrste[uredi | uredi kodo]

Viri[uredi | uredi kodo]

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