Dromaius novaehollandiae minor

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1907 restoration by John Gerrard Keulemans, based on the Paris skin.

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Casuariiformes 

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: Casuariiformes

Familia: Dromaiidae
Genus: Dromaius
Species: Dromaius novaehollandiae
Subspecies: † Dromaius novaehollandiae minor

Name[edit]

Dromaius novaehollandiae minor Spencer, 1906

Synonyms[edit]

  • Dromaius minor (protonym)
  • Dromaius ater Vieillot, 1817, misapplied, excluding type
  • Dromaius peroni Rothschild, 1907

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Heupink T. H., Huynen L., & Lambert, D. M. (2011). Ancient DNA Suggests Dwarf and 'Giant' Emu Are Conspecific. PLOS One 6 (4): e18728

Status[edit]

Extinct ca. 1805 in wild, 1822 in captivity.

Vernacular names[edit]

čeština: Emu malý
eesti: Kuningasaare emu
English: King Island Emu
français: Émeu de King Island
italiano: Emù dell'isola di King
Nederlands: Zwarte emoe
polski: Emu czarne
português: Emu de King Island
suomi: Mustapikkuemu
tp: Emu ne debedhigkih
中文: 小王島鴯鶓