New World pygmy-owls
File:Costa Rican Pygmy-owl (Glaucidium costaricanum) on branch.png
Costa Rican Pygmy-Owl
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Subfamily: Surniinae
Genus: Glaucidium
Subgenus: Phalaenopsis
Bonaparte, 1854
Type species
Glaucidium [Phalaenopsis] nana
(King, 1828)

New World pygmy-owls, Phalaenopsis is a subgenus of owls in the Glaucidium genus. As their namesake, they are only found in the New World.




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