Dinornis Owen 1843 (bird)

Aves - Dinornithiformes - Dinornithidae

Synonyms: Moa Reichenbach 1852, Movia Reichenbach 1852, Palapteryx Owen 1848, Tylopteryx Hutton 1892

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

See also Carroll 1988, Lambrecht 1933, Milkovsky 1995, Wetmore 1960 and Worthy and Grant-Mackie 2003

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Dinornis dromoides Dinornis giganteus Dinornis ingens Dinornis maximus Dinornis novaezealandiae Dinornis struthoides

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Quaternary of New Zealand (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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