Order Apterygiformes (kiwi)

Aves - Apterygiformes

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

See also Carroll 1988 and Wetmore 1960

Sister taxon: Dinornithiformes

Subtaxa: Apterygidae

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of New Zealand (11 collections)

• Miocene of New Zealand (2)

Total: 13 collections including 15 occurrences

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