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Grallistrix erdmani Olson and James 1991 (true owl)

Reptilia - Strigiformes - Strigidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 336231

Full reference: S. L. Olson and H. F. James. 1991. Descriptions of Thirty-Two New Species of Birds from the Hawaiian Islands: Part I. Non-Passeriformes. Ornithological Monographs 45:1-88

Belongs to Grallistrix according to S. L. Olson and H. F. James 1991

Sister taxa: Grallistrix auceps, Grallistrix geleches, Grallistrix orion

Type specimen: USNM 426129, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Owl Cave, which is in a Holocene cave horizon in Hawaii.

Ecology: volant carnivore-insectivore