Proapteryx

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Apterygiformes 

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: 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: Apterygiformes

Familia: Apterygidae
Genus: †Proapteryx
Species: †P. micromeros

Name[edit]

Proapteryx Worthy et al., 2013: 67

References[edit]

  • Worthy, T.H. et al. 2013: Miocene fossils show that kiwi (Apteryx, Apterygidae) are probably not phyletic dwarves. Pp. 63-80 in: Göhlich, U.B. & Kroh, A. (eds.), Paleornithological Research 2013: Proceedings of the 8th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Vienna, 2012. Verlag des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Vienna, 2013. Full article (PDF) Reference page.  [See p. 67]