Megalapteryx didinus

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Megalapteryx didinus

Taxonavigation[edit]

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: †Megalapterygidae
Genus: Megalapteryx
Species: †Megalapteryx didinus

Name[edit]

Megalapteryx didinus Owen, 1883

Synonyms[edit]

  • Megalapteryx hectori Haast, 1886
  • Megalapteryx benhami Archey [syn. Worthy (1988)]

References[edit]

  • Worthy, T.H. 1988: A re-examination of the moa genus Megalapteryx. Notornis, 35: 99–108.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Upland Moa,Lesser Megalapteryx