Family Apterygidae Gray 1840 (kiwi)

Aves - Apterygiformes - Apterygidae

Parent taxon: Apterygiformes according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Carroll 1988, De Vis 1892, Lambrecht 1933, Livezey and Zusi 2007 and Worthy and Grant-Mackie 2003

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Apteryx Metapteryx Proapteryx Pseudapteryx

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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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