Palaeognathae

A superorder of large, mostly flightless birds, named for their distinctive PALATE morphology. It includes the orders Apterygiformes, Casuriiformes… (More)
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2014
2014
BACKGROUND The evolutionary relationships of modern birds are among the most challenging to understand in systematic biology and… (More)
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2013
2013
Large-scale multilocus studies have become common in molecular phylogenetics, but the best way to interpret these studies when… (More)
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2012
2012
Colour vision in birds can be categorized into two classes, the ultraviolet (UVS) and violet sensitive (VS). Their phylogenetic… (More)
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2010
2010
We examined the external anatomy of the endocast of the Greater Rhea (Rhea americana, Palaeognathae), during 3 main stages of its… (More)
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2010
2010
The Tinamidae comprise exclusively Neotropical palaegnathous birds, with homogeneous body morphology and no sexual dimorphism… (More)
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2010
2010
The Greater Rhea is the largest cursorial Ratitae bird native to South America. Due to its increasing importance in farming and… (More)
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2007
2007
Birds are characterized by pneumatization of their skeletons by epithelial diverticula from larger, air-filled cavities. The… (More)
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2004
2004
The taxon name “Aves” is currently used for several different clades, a situation that violates the fundamental nomenclatural… (More)
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1998
1998
The complete mitochondrial DNA, mtDNA, molecule of the greater rhea, Rhea americana, was sequenced. The size of the molecule is… (More)
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1997
1997
The complete mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) molecule of the ostrich, Struthio camelus, was sequenced. The size of the molecule is 16… (More)
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