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genus

Aepyornis Geoffroy, 1850

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Aepyornithiformes »  family Aepyornithidae

Temporal range:Pleistocene - recent

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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

species Aepyornis gracilis Monnier, 1913
species Aepyornis hildebrandti Burckhardt, 1893
species Aepyornis maximus I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1851 - Giant Elephant Bird

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species Aepyornis medius Milne-Edwards & Grandidier, 1866

Links and literature

EN Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [39293]

Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [http://fossilworks.org/] [as Aepyornis Geoffroy, 1850]
Data retrieved on: 13 December 2015
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1204040]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Aepyornis Geoffroy, 1850]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019

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Explanations

extinct taxon