ANOMALOPTERYX

‡ (Anomalopterygidae; Ϯ Little Bush Moa A. didiformis) Gr. ανωμαλος anōmalos  strange  < negative prefix αν- an- ; ομαλος omalos  even; πτερυξ pterux, πτερυγος pterugos  wing; "c. x Anomalopteryx R. didiformis (Dinornis - Ow. Zool. Transact. III. p. 326.)" (Reichenbach 1852). The flightless Little Bush Moa became extinct at the end of the 14th century.
Synon. Anomalornis, Graya.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 23 January 2019).