†order Dinornithiformes (bird)

Aves - Dinornithiformes

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

See also Carroll 1988 and Wetmore 1960

Sister taxon: Apterygiformes

Subtaxa: Dinornithidae Emeidae Megalapterygidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (19 collections)

• Miocene of New Zealand (6)

Total: 25 collections including 63 occurrences

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