†family Emeidae (bird)

Aves - Dinornithiformes - Emeidae

Synonym: Anomalopterygidae

Parent taxon: Dinornithiformes according to M. Bunce et al. 2009

See also Lambrecht 1933, Livezey and Zusi 2007, Wetmore 1960 and Worthy and Grant-Mackie 2003

Sister taxa: Dinornithidae, Megalapterygidae

Subtaxa: Anomalopteryx Emeus Euryapteryx Pachyornis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (16 collections)

Total: 16 collections including 38 occurrences

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