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Taxonavigation: Casuariiformes 

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
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 – †D. ater – †D. baudinianus – †D. ocypus


Dromaius Vieillot, 1816



cited sources[edit]

  • 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

additional references[edit]

  • 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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