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Dromaius novaehollandiae, Victoria, Australia


Taxonavigation: Casuariiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Cladus: Filozoa
Cladus: Choanobionta
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: Casuariiformes

Familia: Dromaiidae
Genus: Dromaius
Species: D. novaehollandiae

Species extincta: †D. ocypus


Dromaius Vieillot, 1816



  • Vieillot, L.J.P. 1816. Analyse d'une nouvelle ornithologie élémentaire. 70 pp. Paris: Deterville. P.54 BHL Reference page.  70.
  • De Vis, C. W. (1892). Residue of the extinct birds of Queensland as yet detected. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales (2), 6: 437–456, plates XXIII-XXIV. BHL
  • Boles, W. E. (2001). A new emu (Dromaiinae) from the Late Oligocene Etadunna Formation. Emu 101: 317–321. doi: 10.1071/MU00052
  • Patterson, C., & Rich, P. V. (1987). The fossil history of the emus, Dromaius (Aves: Dromaiinae). Records of the South Australian Museum 21: 85–117. PDF

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Dromaius
Esperanto: Dromiceo
italiano: Dromaius
lietuvių: Emu
Nederlands: Emoes
日本語: エミュー属
русский: Эму
suomi: Emut
svenska: Emuer
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