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Definition of Dinornis

Dinornis
Dinornis Di*nor"nis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? terrible + ? bird.] (Paleon.) A genus of extinct, ostrichlike birds of gigantic size, which formerly inhabited New Zealand. See Moa. [Written also Deinornis.]

Meaning of Dinornis from wikipedia

- to New Zealand. Two species of Dinornis are considered valid, Dinornis novaezealandiae of the North Island, and Dinornis robustus of the South. In addition...
- flightless birds endemic to New Zealand. The two largest species, Dinornis robustus and Dinornis novaezelandiae, reached about 3.6 m (12 ft) in height with neck...
- name †Megalapteryx didinus (Owen, 1883) Synonyms List Dinornis didinus Owen 1882 nomen nudum Dinornis didinus Owen, 1883 Megalapteryx benhami Archey, 1941...
- The South Island giant moa (Dinornis robustus) is a member of the moa family. It was a ratite and a member of the order Dinornithiformes. The Dinornithiformes...
- The North Island giant moa (Dinornis novaezealandiae) is one of two extinct moa in the genus Dinornis. It is a ratite and a member of the order Dinornithiformes...
- Synonyms Dinornis didiformis Owen, 1844 Anomalopteryx didiformis (Owen 1844) Lydekker 1891 Anomalornis didiformis (Owen 1844) Hutton 1897 Dinornis dromioides...
- of the group at up to (860 kg (1,900 lb)), and the extinct giant moa (Dinornis) of New Zealand, the tallest, growing to heights of 3.4 m (11 ft). The...
- †Euryapteryx curtus †Emeus cr****us †Anomalopteryx didiformisDinornis novaezealandiaeDinornis robustus †Megalapteryx didinus Davies, S. J. J. F. (2003)...
- Island Giant moa Dinornis novaezealdniae EX lived in the lowlands of New Zealand's North and South Islands South Island Giant moa Dinornis robustus EX lived...
- originally described by Richard Owen, they were placed within the genus Dinornis as three different species, but, was later split off into their own genus...
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