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Taxon profile

species

Lesser Megalapteryx
Megalapteryx didinus (Owen, 1883)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Dinornithiformes »  family Dinornithidae - moa

Scientific synonyms

Anomalopteryx didina (Lydekker, 1891)
Dinornis didinus (Owen, 1883)
Megalapteryx benhami (Archey, 1941)
Megalapteryx hamiltoni (Rothschild, 1907)
Megalapteryx hectori Haast, 1886
Megalapteryx huttoni (Rothschild, 1907)
Megalapteryx tenuipes (Lydekker, 1891)
Palaeocasuarius (Forbes, 1892)
Palaeocasuarius elegans (Rothschild, 1907)
Palaeocasuarius haasti (Rothschild, 1907)

Other names

= Upland Moa

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Links and literature

CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as "Megalopteryx didinus" = Megalapteryx didinus (Owen, 1883)]

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Explanations

extinct taxon