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Coastal Elephant Bird
Temporal range: Quaternary
File:Mullerornis agilis.png
Restoration of Mullerornis agilis
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Infraclass: Palaeognathae
Clade: Notopalaeognathae
Clade: Novaeratitae
Order: Aepyornithiformes
Family: Aepyornithidae
Genus: Mullerornis
Species: M. agilis
Binomial name
Mullerornis agilis
Milne-Edwards & Grandidier 1894[1]

Coastal Elephant Bird, Mullerornis agilis is an extinct species of elephant bird found along the coasts of Madagascar. It is closely related to the Betsile Elephant Bird and Robust Elephant Bird.

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References

  1. ^ Brands, Sheila (17 Oct 2009). "Systema Naturae 2000 / Taxon: Genus Mullerornis -". Project: The Taxonomicon. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Universal Taxonomic Services. Retrieved 15 Feb 2011. 

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