Dromaius novaehollandiae

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Dromaius novaehollandiae, Fowlers Gap, New South Wales, Australia

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Casuariiformes 

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: Dromaius novaehollandiae
Subspecies: D. n. novaehollandiae

Subspecies extinctae: †D. n. baudinianus – †D. n. diemenensis – †D. n. minor

Name[edit]

Dromaius novaehollandiae (Latham, 1790)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Casuarius novaehollandiae (protonym)
  • Dromaius ater Vieillot, 1817 (as to type)
  • Dromaius gracilipes De Vis, 1892 [synonymised by Patterson & Rich, 1987: 96 ('we therefore synonymize D. gracilipes with D. novaehollandiae')]
  • Dromaius patricius De Vis, 1892 [synonymised by Patterson & Rich, 1987: 95 ('we, therefore, synonymize D. patricius with D. novaehollandiae')]
  • Metapteryx bifrons De Vis, 1892 [synonymised by Patterson & Rich, 1987: 96 ('Metapteryx bifrons in all repects conforms to a juvenile individual of D. novaehollandiae, and we synonymize it with that species)]

References[edit]

  • Latham, J. (1790). Index ornithologicus, sive systema ornithologiæ; complectens avium divisionem in classes, ordines, genera, species, ipsarumque varietates: adjectis synonymis, locis, descriptionibus, &c. Volumen II: 467-920. Londini. (Leigh & Sotheby). google booksreference page : 665.
  • De Vis, C. W. (1892). Residue of the extinct birds of Queensland as yet detected. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales ser.2, 6: 437-456, plates XXIII-XXIV. BHL
  • 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]

العربية: الامو
bdy: Ŋuruyn
български: Голямо ему
català: Emú
čeština: Emu hnědý
dansk: Emu
Deutsch: Emu
eesti: Emu
Ελληνικά: Εμού
English: Emu
español: Emú
Esperanto: Emuo
français: Émeu d’Australie
한국어: 에뮤
hrvatski: Emu
italiano: Emù
עברית: אמו
lietuvių: Emu
македонски: Ему
Nederlands: Emoe
日本語: エミュー
polski: Emu
português: Emu
русский: Страус эму
suomi: Emu
svenska: Australisk emu
Türkçe: Emu
wrh: Nguurruuyn
中文: 鸸鹋
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