Dromaius novaehollandiae minor

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

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Casuariiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Cladus: Avemetatarsalia
Cladus: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauriformes
Cladus: Dracohors
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Cladus: Eusaurischia
Subordo: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Cladus: Averostra
Cladus: Tetanurae
Cladus: Avetheropoda
Cladus: Coelurosauria
Cladus: Tyrannoraptora
Cladus: Maniraptoromorpha
Cladus: Maniraptoriformes
Cladus: Maniraptora
Cladus: Pennaraptora
Cladus: Paraves
Cladus: Eumaniraptora
Cladus: Avialae
Infraclassis: Aves
Cladus: Euavialae
Cladus: Avebrevicauda
Cladus: Pygostylia
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Ornithuromorpha
Cladus: Carinatae
Parvclassis: Neornithes
Cohors: Palaeognathae
Ordo: Casuariiformes

Familia: Casuariidae
Subfamilia: Dromaiinae
Genus: Dromaius
Species: Dromaius novaehollandiae
Subspecies: † Dromaius novaehollandiae minor

NameEdit

Dromaius novaehollandiae minor Spencer, 1906

SynonymsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

Additional referencesEdit

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

StatusEdit

Extinct ca. 1805 in wild, 1822 in captivity.

Vernacular namesEdit

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