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Dromaius novaehollandiae

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Casuariidae

Taxonomy
Casuarius novaehollandiae was named by Latham (1790). It is extant.

It was recombined as Dromaius novaehollandiae by Vieillot (1816), Patterson and Rich (1987) and Clements et al. (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1790Casuarius novaehollandiae Latham
1816Dromaius novaehollandiae Vieillot
1888Dromaius patricius De Vris
1892Dromaius gracilipes De Vis p. 445
1892Metapteryx bifrons De Vis p. 453
1905Dromaius patricius De Vis p. 25
1933Dromaius patricius Lambrecht p. 111
1933Dromaius gracilipes Lambrecht p. 113
1933Metapteryx bifrons Lambrecht p. 222
1987Dromaius novaehollandiae Patterson and Rich
2017Dromaius novaehollandiae Clements et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
RankNameAuthor
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithurae
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
superorderPalaeognathae(Pycraft 1900)
Ratitae(Merrem 1813)
superorderCasuariimorphae
orderCasuariiformes
familyCasuariidaeKaup 1847
genusDromaiusVieillot 1816
speciesnovaehollandiae(Latham 1790)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available