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Palaeognathae

A superorder of large, mostly flightless birds, named for their distinctive PALATE morphology. It includes the orders Apterygiformes, Casuriiformes… 
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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… 
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
The origin and timing of the diversification of modern birds remains controversial, primarily because phylogenetic relationships… 
2010
2010
Fossil eggshell and bone fragments from New Zealand's Miocene St Bathans Fauna indicate that two taxa of giant flightless moa… 
2010
2010
  • M. B. Picasso
  • Anatomia, histologia, embryologia
  • 2010
  • Corpus ID: 5927930
With 13 figures 
Review
2007
Review
2007
In recent years, avian systematics has been characterized by a diminished reliance on morphological cladistics of modern taxa… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The taxon name “Aves” is currently used for several different clades, a situation that violates the fundamental nomenclatural… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The complete mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) molecule of the ostrich, Struthio camelus, was sequenced. The size of the molecule is 16… 
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Birds are characterized by pneumatization of their skeletons by epithelial diverticula from larger, air—filled cavities. The…