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Palaeognathae

A superorder of large, mostly flightless birds, named for their distinctive PALATE morphology. It includes the orders Apterygiformes, Casuriiformes… Expand
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2019
2019
Abstract Palaeognathae represent one of the two basal lineages in modern birds, and comprise the volant (flighted) tinamous and… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
There is considerable debate about whether population-level asymmetries in limb preferences are uniquely human or are a common… Expand
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Large-scale multilocus studies have become common in molecular phylogenetics, but the best way to interpret these studies when… Expand
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
The origin and timing of the diversification of modern birds remains controversial, primarily because phylogenetic relationships… Expand
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2010
2010
  • M. B. Picasso
  • Anatomia, histologia, embryologia
  • 2010
  • Corpus ID: 5927930
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The taxon name “Aves” is currently used for several different clades, a situation that violates the fundamental nomenclatural… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Abstract. The complete mitochondrial DNA, mtDNA, molecule of the greater rhea, Rhea americana, was sequenced. The size of the… Expand
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The complete mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) molecule of the ostrich, Struthio camelus, was sequenced. The size of the molecule is 16… Expand
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
Birds are characterized by pneumatization of their skeletons by epithelial diverticula from larger, air—filled cavities. The… Expand
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