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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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Highly Cited
2017
Highly Cited
2017
The Palaeognathae comprise the flightless ratites and the volant tinamous, and together with the Neognathae constitute the extant… Expand
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2017
2017
According to current assemblies, avian genomes differ from those of the other lineages of amniotes in 1) containing a lower… Expand
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2015
2015
BackgroundDetermining the evolutionary relationships among the major lineages of extant birds has been one of the biggest… Expand
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2014
2014
After publication of this work, it has come to our attention that inaccuracies are present in the HTML version of figure 2 in the… Expand
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
BackgroundThe evolutionary relationships of modern birds are among the most challenging to understand in systematic biology and… Expand
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2013
Review
2013
There is considerable debate about whether population-level asymmetries in limb preferences are uniquely human or are a common… Expand
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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… Expand
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2001
2001
The taxon name “Aves” is currently used for several different clades, a situation that violates the fundamental nomenclatural… 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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