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Eurypygiformes
Rhynochetos jubatus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Infraclass: Neognathae
Order: Eurypygiformes
Hackett et al., 2008
Families

Eurypygiformes is a clade formed by the Kagu (Rhynochetos jubatus), a bird endemic to New Caledonia, and the Sunbittern (Eurypyga helias) from the tropical regions of the Americas.[1]

Reference

  1. ^ Hackett, Shannon J.; et al. (2008-06-27). "A Phylogenomic Study of Birds Reveals Their Evolutionary History". Science. 320 (5884): 1763–1768. PMID 18583609. doi:10.1126/science.1157704. Retrieved 2008-10-18.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
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