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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
Genus: Apteryx
Species (5): A. australis – A. haastii – A. mantelli – A. owenii – A. rowi


Apteryx Shaw, 1813: pls. 1057, 1058


  • Heath, A.C.G. 2010. A review of ectoparasites of Apteryx spp. (kiwi) in New Zealand, with new host records, and the biology of Ixodes anatis (Acari: Ixodidae). Tuhinga: Records of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa 21: 147–159. ISSN: 1173-4337
  • 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]

беларуская: Ківі (птушка)
български: Киви (птица)
Deutsch: Kiwis
English: Kiwi
español: Kiwi
Esperanto: Apterigo
עברית: קיווי
lietuvių: Kiviai
norsk: Kivier
polski: Kiwi
português: quiuí, quivi
русский: Киви (птица)
ไทย: นกกีวี
中文: 奇異鳥
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