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Heavy-footed Moa
Pachyornis Fenton
P. elephantopus skeleton photographed by Roger Fenton
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Infraclass: Palaeognathae
Clade: Notopalaeognathae
Order: Dinornithiformes
Genus: Pachyornis
Species: P. elephantopus
Binomial name
Pachyornis elephantopus
(Owen, 1856)[1]
Synonyms
  • Dinornis elephantopus (Owen, 1856)
  • Dinornis queenslandiae (De Vis, 1884)
  • Euryapteryx ponderosus (Hutton, 1891)
  • Pachyornis immanus (Lydekker, 1891)
  • Pachyornis inhabilis (Hutton, 1893)
  • Pachyornis major (Hutton, 1875)
  • Pachyornis rothschildi (Lydekker, 1892)
  • Pachyornis valgus (Hutton, 1893)

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References

  1. ^ Brands, S. (2008)

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