Definition of Struthiones. Meaning of Struthiones. Synonyms of Struthiones

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Definition of Struthiones

Struthiones
Struthiones Stru`thi*o"nes, n. pl. [NL. See Struthio.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A division, or order, of birds, including only the African ostriches. (b) In a wider sense, an extensive group of birds including the ostriches, cassowaries, emus, moas, and allied birds incapable of flight. In this sense it is equivalent to Ratit[ae], or Drom[ae]ognath[ae].
Struthiones
Struthio Stru"thi*o, n.; pl. Struthiones. [L., an ostrich, fr. Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of birds including the African ostriches.

Meaning of Struthiones from wikipedia

- Schäffer, 1774 Fissipedes bidactyles Schäffer, 1774 Retipedes Scopoli, 1777 Struthiones Latham, 1790 Campestres Illiger, 1811 Cursores Illiger, 1811 Proceri...
- ISBN 978-0-520-20094-4. Lowe, P. R. (1935). "On the relationship of the Struthiones to the dinosaurs and to the rest of the avian cl****, with special reference...
- seven roughly modern orders of living and fossil paleognaths (Casuarii, Struthiones, Rheae, Dinornithes, Aepyornithes, Apteryges, and Crypturi – the latter...
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