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Temporal range: Paleocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Strigiformes
Genus: Ogygoptynx

Ogygoptynx is an extinct genus of owl from the Paleocene.


  • Rich, Patricia Vickers & David J. Bohaska, 1981. The Ogygoptyngidae, a New Family of Owls from the Paleocene of North America. Alcheringa 5: 95-102. (PDF)
  • Sankar Chatterjee. The Rise of Birds: 225 Million Years of Evolution, Pg.251.
  • James R. Duncan. Owls of the World: Their Lives, Behavior and Survival, Pg.72.