Apterygidae

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Apteryx australis

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Apterygiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Classis: Aves
Informal group: Saurornithes
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithurae
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Palaeognathae
Ordo: Apterygiformes

Familia: Apterygidae
Genera (1 + 1†): Apteryx – †Proapteryx

Name[edit]

Apterygidae Gray, 1840

References[edit]

  • Worthy, T.H. et al. 2013: Miocene fossils show that kiwi (Apteryx, Apterygidae) are probably not phyletic dwarves. Pp. 63-80 in: Göhlich, U.B. & Kroh, A. (eds.), Paleornithological Research 2013: Proceedings of the 8th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Vienna, 2012. Verlag des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Vienna, 2013. Full article (PDF) reference page 

Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Kiwis
Esperanto: Apterigedoj
lietuvių: Kiviniai
Nederlands: Kiwi
日本語: キーウィ科
svenska: Kivier
ไทย: นกกีวี
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