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Temporal range: Late Pleistocene
Asphaltoglaux cecileae Oraristrix.JPG
Comparison of A. cecileae and Oraristrix
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Genus: Asphaltoglaux
Species: A. cecileae
Binomial name
Asphaltoglaux cecileae
Cambell & Bocheński 2012

Asphaltoglaux cecileae is an extinct species of true owl which existed in what is now California, U.S.A. during the Late Pleistocene age.[1] Its osteology suggests a close relation to the owls of the genus Aegolius.

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  1. ^ Kenneth E. Campbell, Jr. and Zbigniew M. Bocheński (2012). "Two new late Pleistocene miniature owls from Rancho La Brea, California". Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. in press. doi:10.4202/app.2011.0125.