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Definition of AEpyornis

AEpyornis
AEpyornis [AE]`py*or"nis, n. [Gr. ? high + ? bird.] A gigantic bird found fossil in Madagascar.

Meaning of AEpyornis from wikipedia

- 1894 ?Aepyornis minimus ?Aepyornis mulleri Milne-Edwards & Grandidier, 1894 Aepyornis maximus Hilaire, 1851 (Giant elephant-bird) Aepyornis cursor Milne-Edwards...
- (Bonaparte 1853)] Genus Aepyornis Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1850 Aepyornis hildebrandti Burckhardt, 1893 (Hildebrandt's elephant-bird) Aepyornis maximus Geoffroy...
- "Æpyornis Island", or "Aepyornis Island", is a short story by H. G. Wells, first published in 1894 in the Pall Mall Budget. It was included in The Stolen...
- described by Charles William Andrews as Aepyornis titan in 1894. It was synonymized with the type species of Aepyornis, A. maximus, by American paleontologist...
- Devotee of Art" (Science Schools Journal, nos. 24–25, Nov.–Dec. 1888) "Æpyornis Island" (Pall Mall Budget, 13 December 1894) "A Deal in Ostriches" (Pall...
- myth is accounts of eggs of another extinct Malagasy bird, the enormous Aepyornis elephant bird, hunted to extinction by the 16th century, that was three...
- Status Distribution Aepyornis maximus EX Madagascar Aepyornis gracilis EX Madagascar Aepyornis hildebrandti EX Madagascar Aepyornis medius EX Madagascar...
- (Aepyornithidae) of Madagascar. Mullerornis is smaller than the more well-known Aepyornis. A bone possibly belonging to Mullerornis has been radiocarbon dated to...
- during the Late Miocene and may have been carnivorous. It was heavier than Aepyornis and taller than the moa. Due to the poor fossil record of Dromornis australis...
- 1400 due to hunting by Māori settlers, who arrived around A.D. 1280. Aepyornis maximus, the "elephant bird" of Madagascar, was the heaviest bird ever...
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