Order Casuariiformes (cassowary)

Aves - Casuariiformes

Parent taxon: Casuariimorphae according to B. C. Livezey and R. L. Zusi 2007

See also Carroll 1988 and Wetmore 1960

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Casuariidae Dromaiidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (6 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (3), Papua New Guinea (1)

• Miocene of Australia (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

Total: 15 collections including 17 occurrences

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