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Taxonavigation: Dinornithiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Subsectio: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dracohors
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Cladus: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Infraclassis: Aves
Cladus: Euavialae
Cladus: Avebrevicauda
Cladus: Pygostylia
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Euornithes
Cladus: Ornithuromorpha
Cladus: Ornithurae
Cladus: Carinatae
Parvclassis: Neornithes
Cohors: Palaeognathae
Ordo: †Dinornithiformes

Familia: Dinornithidae
Genus: Dinornis
Species: D. novaezelandiae – D. robustus


Dinornis Owen, 1843



  • Owen, R. 1843. On the remains of Dinornis, an extinct gigantic struthious bird. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1843: 8–10, 144–146.
  • Owen, R. 1844. On Dinornis, an extinct genus of tridactyle struthious birds, with descriptions of portions of the skeleton of five species which formerly existed in New Zealand. (Part I.) Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, 3(3): 235–275, plates XXVIII-XXX. BHL
  • Michael Bunce; Worthy, T.H.; Ford, T.; Hoppitt, W.; Willerslev, Eske; Drummond, Alexei; Cooper, A. 2003. Extreme reversed sexual size dimorphism in the extinct New Zealand moa Dinornis. Nature 425(6954): 172–175. DOI: 10.1038/nature01871

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Giant Moa