The peculiar architectonics of contour feathers of the emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae, Struthioniformes)

@article{Chernova2009ThePA,
  title={The peculiar architectonics of contour feathers of the emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae, Struthioniformes)},
  author={O. Chernova and E. O. Fadeeva},
  journal={Doklady Biological Sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={425},
  pages={175-179}
}
  • O. Chernova, E. O. Fadeeva
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Doklady Biological Sciences
  • The emu ( Dromaius novaehollandiae ) now belongs to a monotypic genus, because the other two species, D. ater and D. baudinianus , which were smaller (the size of a bustard) and lived, respectively, on Kangaroo and King islands, were exterminated by humans in the early 19th century. The emu (Dromaiidae), cassowary (Casuariidae), and the extinct Dromornithidae families are either combined into the suborder Casuarii of the order Struthioniformes or regarded as a separate order Casuariformes. Here… CONTINUE READING
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